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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

Apr21

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
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

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

Apr21

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

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!
Free!

Apr21

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
Free!

Apr21

Earth Day Weekend at the Ranch

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Earth Day weekend we'll be paying our respects to trees and the sun by joining the New York Restoration Project in getting free trees to New Yorkers to plant.
Category: Nature, Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Site Planning for Your Community Garden

at Powers St. Community Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll walk through the site-planning process for the Powers St. Garden and look at the many factors to consider in planning our gardens.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr21

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr21

Culture Shock: The High Line's Season Kick-off

at The High Line, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the High Line's 2018 season with a bang! Culture Shock is the Friends of the High Line's annual festival of music, art, performance, horticulture, and hands-on activities.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Free Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a journey through history and learn about the park’s beginnings as a parade ground, the unmistakable monuments, and the people who made the park the cultural hub that it is today.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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