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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 16, 2016

Apr16

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at Stage Area (in South Oxford Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of South Oxford to help care for South Oxford Park. There will also be a musical performance for children.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

Highland Park Community Garden Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Community Gardeners as they welcome spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr16

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr16

It's My Park at Harlem Art Park

at Harlem Art Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join neighbors and volunteers in painting, mulching, and removing litter at Harlem Art Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr16

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Spring on the Esplanade

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prep for the upcoming season by adding mulch and compost to our trees and lawn, cutting back perennials, and, most of all, enjoying the glory of Spring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Apr16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr16

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr16

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by nature on this guided walk. To register, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 6.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Apr16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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