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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 14, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 16, 2016


Walk Randall's Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come walk around Randall's Island, get a free pedometer and map, and make exploring and enjoying our pathways a fun, and healthy event.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking


It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Recycleday and Friends of Inwood Hill Park invite you to join neighbors and volunteers in removing litter and painting the fence at Payson Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at Udalls Cove Preserve

at Aurora Pond (in Udall's Park Preserve), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Udalls Cove Preservation Committee to help clean up Udalls Cove Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


New York Cares Day: Spring

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, painting, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer

Must See

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront


It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan Park as they work to beautify and clean New Dorp Beach.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront


The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature


Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Con Edison and New York Cares to help make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum beautiful.
Category: Volunteer


Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors


Birding: Spring Migration

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

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

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