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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

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!

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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!

Apr21

Ranger's Choice: Landscape Natural History

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn more about New York City's natural landscape.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Apr21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Public Theater Presents Henry V

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara brings a warring King and his band of brothers to communities all across New York with Mobile Unit’s spring production of Henry V.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, History, Theater, Women's History Month, Seniors
Free!

Apr21

Animal of the Month Club: Northern Gannet

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Wolfe's Pond for a chance to view and learn more about Northern Gannets, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr21

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Apr21

Spring Watercolor Workshop II: Spring Bulb Flowers

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will go out into the garden and use tulips and other…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

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Kids
Apr21

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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