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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


It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at Park Entrance (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Association to spruce the park up by weeding at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront


Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art


Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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

Must See

Neighborhood Walk: Trees of Riverdale

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads an easy walk to meet some of our most impressive, arboreal neighbors.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month


Sitting Volleyball Tournament

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sitting Volleyball is an adapted sport where the game of volleyball is played on a smaller court with a lower net and all players must sit on the floor.
Category: Sports

Must See

GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse Open House

at GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A ribbon cutting ceremony, mini-workshops, cooking demos, a photo booth and more fun at GrowNYC's new Center for Sustainability and Education, Project Farmhouse.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors


Spring Kite Fest

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your own kite or create one while supplies last.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Dia de los Niños (Children's Day)

at Entrance for Dia de los Niños (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Families can enjoy a day of fun and activities that will include games, music, performances, art,and Zumba!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer

Best For

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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