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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


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


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


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


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


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & NobleManhattan

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


Spring Watercolor Workshop II: Spring Bulb Flowers

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will go out into the garden and use tulips and other…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Gallery Tour: Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats.
Category: Art, Tours


Fiction and Personal Themes: Race and Immigration

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
What will it take for you to stay with a story from its beginning to its very end? NYTimes bestselling author Ming Lee discusses how to stay the course from first draft to last revision
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks

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Sunday, April 22, 2018


New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer

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