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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 8, 2017

Apr 8

It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Elmhurst Supporters for Parks for Spring Cleaning 2017!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Apr 8

It's My Park at Eleanor Roosevelt Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Park House (in Eleanor Roosevelt Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up Eleanor Roosevelt Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Apr 8

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

Apr 8

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Participate in a scavenger hunt, make flower-themed crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Must See
Apr 8

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

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr 8

NYC Compost Project: Rebooting the Soil with Compost

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a little compost go a long way! You’ll learn so many easy ways to support soil life and plant health with compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer

Must See
Apr 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Vigorous)

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through High Rock Park while learning about the forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking

Apr 8

Queens Farmhouse Museum Children's Carnival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a kids' carnival in the apple orchard! Enjoy the spring weather at the farm with assorted carnival rides and children's entertainment.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Apr 8

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

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