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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 29, 2017

Apr29

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Raymond Bush Playground, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to keep the park clear of debris at Raymond Bush Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to clean up and plant at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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Apr29

2017 High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
During the High Rock Challenge, two-member teams run together along Greenbelt trails competing in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the 10K course.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer

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Apr29

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Kids
Apr29

The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Market Day at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This open-air market is filled with colorful handicrafts, artwork from local artisans, baked goods, plants from local farms, collectibles, and more!
Category: Art, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

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Apr29

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

Apr29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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