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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 15, 2017

Apr15

Playground Spring Cleaning - Randall's Island Park

at Scylla Playground (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance is working with local volunteers to cleanup the Scylla Playground and get it ready for the spring season!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

NYC Compost: Farm and Garden Work Days

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting,
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr15

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr15

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Photograph the diverse wildlife and natural beauty of this Staten Island park as the Urban Park Rangers lead you through the most scenic spots. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr15

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr15

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Lenape Indians lived in Inwood Hill for thousands of years. Come learn how native tribes used the local waterways, native plants, and wildlife to survive. Registration is required.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr15

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This event features live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance, and a tea ceremony.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

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