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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


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


It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground: Earth Day

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, celebrate Earth Day and volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to do some horticulture and spring cleaning at Fort Independence Playground.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park


It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville ParkStaten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they clean and beautify Tompkinsville Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Upper West Side Kids Clothing Swap

at JCC ManhattanManhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring clean, reusable, and portable children’s clothing, shoes, and accessories that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free!
Category: Accessible

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