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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 15, 2017

Apr15

Signs of Spring: Bloomingdale Park

at Ramona Avenue and Maguire Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help remove harmful invasive species and install tree guards. After the event, we will take a stroll through the park and search for wild spring ephemeral plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

NYC Compost: Farm and Garden Work Days

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting,
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

Birding: Spring Migration

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr15

GreenThumb Spring Supply Distribution 2017

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Green Oasis Community Garden/Gilbert's Garden (in ), Manhattan, La Finca del Sur, Bronx, Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up basic gardening and maintenance supplies for your registered GreenThumb community garden.
Free!

Apr15

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Apr15

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

at Ravenswood Community Center, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be cleaning the playground equipment at Ravenswood Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr15

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
ear from storyteller Rama Mandel as she shares the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston. Then make your own poetic painting with wax resists in the pastel colors of speckled eggs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

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Apr15

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

at In front of the park house (in Zimmerman Playground), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help spruce up Zimmerman Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr15

Playground Spring Cleaning - Randall's Island Park

at Scylla Playground (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance is working with local volunteers to cleanup the Scylla Playground and get it ready for the spring season!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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