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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018


Nature Exploration Hike

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Seed Starting Workshop at Hattie Carthan

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join Farmer Yon and meet our Food Justice Collective as we start seeds for our season and delve into: Creating your own seed starting mix Looking at growing…
Category: Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Earth Day at Prospect Farm

at Prospect Farm, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day at Prospect Farm with activities for all ages, including: composting demonstrations, live music, face painting, scavenger hunt, a plant sale, and more!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Cafe Fuerte Mujeres Fuerte

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Telling Our Stories writing workshop will focus on how to bring Latina women’s stories to the page so that their legacies are recorded for the future generations of Latina women.
Category: Accessible, Education, History


Tulip Time at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a visit to QBG during the peak of tulip season and see over 20,000 bulbs!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Must See

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at our free festival at Randall's Island Park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

Must See

Historic Richmond Town's NYC Chili Cookoff

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The day's highlights include chili sampling, judging, cash prizes, amusements, and live entertainment. Yum! Winners go to the world championships!
Category: Festivals, History, Food


Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For

Williamsburg Stop 'N' Swap

at Williamsburg Community Center, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free!


It's My Park at Gouverneur Playground

at Gouverneur Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Claremont Healthy Village to celebrate Earth Day by unveiling 3 tree guards and planting flowers within tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park

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