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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

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!

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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!

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