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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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from October 19, 2012 (x) to April 15, 2018

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 2

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Purple Martin Colony (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Protectors of Pine Oak Woods for the annual cleaning and preparation of the Purple Martin Colony at Lemon Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 2

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Stewardship Spring Planting Day

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help plant perennials (asters, lobelia, rudbeckia), native grasses, sedges, ferns, and shrubs, and learn best practices for your own gardens or planters at home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Family Art Project: Organic Collagraph Collections

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own printing plate by collaging original abstract designs and your own organic forms made with cardboard and found synthetic and natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

It's My Park at Juniper Valley Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Juniper North Playground Tennis (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens This is an Accessible location, Playground (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean up at Juniper Valley Park, followed by yoga, meditation, and crafts.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 2

It's My Park at Harvard Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Harvard Playground, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers will weed the safety surface, paint benches, repaint the flagpole, and clean the play equipment at Harvard Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 2

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 2

Nature Scavenger Hunt Hike

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this family-friendly scavenger hunt with the Urban Park Rangers, we'll explore the hidden treasures of Kissena Park.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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