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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Apr 9

It's My Park at Poseidon Playground

at Poseidon Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with weeding and raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

CANCELLED: It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Joe Michaels Mile

at Little Bay Parking Lot (in Little Bay Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Anglers Group to help clean-up Joe Michaels Mile at Fort Totten Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

CANCELLED: 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: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the parade, scavenger hunt, and annual shearing of the heather at this annual spring celebration in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Black Out Poetry Session: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The workshop will teach participants how to create a black out design around words chosen as their poem. Participants will create a work of art to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using fun games and experiments, join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

Apr 9

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

$5 Family Fun Day: Remember the Ladies

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
$5 Family Fun Day: Remember the Ladies at Van Cortlandt House Museum
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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