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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 16, 2016

Apr16

It's My Park at Bell Blvd Malls

at Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue Mall (in Bell Malls), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Hills Civic Association to help clean up Bell Blvd Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

Highland Park Community Garden Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Community Gardeners as they welcome spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr16

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial art and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr16

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

In The Shop: Spring Basket Demo

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our Shop staff for informal, drop-in workshops in the Courtyard of The Shop, and learn how to design sweet seasonal centerpieces for your spring table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr16

Spring Cleaning at The Battery

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients you already have in your kitchen! All materials will be provided
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Spring on the Esplanade

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prep for the upcoming season by adding mulch and compost to our trees and lawn, cutting back perennials, and, most of all, enjoying the glory of Spring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Apr16

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using fun games and experiments, join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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