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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 19, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

Greenhouse Basics: Starting Seeds

at Rainbow Garden of Life and Health, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make use of a greenhouse to extend your growing season. If you don’t have a greenhouse, you’ll learn how to construct a simple cold-frame or hoop house.
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to work on tree care, leaf composting, and a tree giveaway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Udall's Park Preserve

at Parking Lot on Sandhill Road (in Udall's Park Preserve), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Udall's Cove Preservation Committee to complete a shoreline cleanup project at Udalls Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

at Catharine Turner Richardson Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to plant, clean up, and remove leaves at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance and learn about the incredible diversity of plants and wildlife that can be found on and around Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

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Apr28

Behind-the-Ropes: Insiders’ Tours of the Merchant’s House

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for the last in a series of rare off-hours tours of the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours

Apr28

World Tai Chi Day

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate World Tai Chi day with classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Apr28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr28

Street Games 2018

at 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 10th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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Apr28

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a bird’s-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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