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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 November 9, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

2017 High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
During the High Rock Challenge, two-member teams run together along Greenbelt trails competing in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the 10K course.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer

Must See
Event
Apr29

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at Park Entrance (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to spruce the park up by weeding at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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Event
Apr29

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!

Apr29

GreenThumb Plant Starts Distribution: Brooklyn

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening.
Free!

Apr29

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Belvedere Castle (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. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Free!

Apr29

It's My Park at Rufus King Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Playground (in Rufus King Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will cleanup Rufus King Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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