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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 30, 2016

Apr 30

Sakura Matsuri 2016 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Sakura Matsuri, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual cherry blossom festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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Event
Apr 30

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take this eight-session course to learn to sail on Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event
Apr 30

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Spring is a vibrant time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Apr 30

It's My Park at Mosholu Parkway: Eastbound Median

at Mosholu Parkway: Red Circle, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Mosholu Parkland to help beautify Mosholu Parkway: Eastbound Median.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 30

Family Day at Amersfort Park

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams for a fun-filled Family Day at Amersfort Park! DJ, carnival games, and other great family activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

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
Apr 30

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
Apr 30

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.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 30

Fort Greene Park Tree Trail Tours

at Dekalb Avenue and South Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Tours are half-hour long and will take place at 11:00 a.m., noon, 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Event
Apr 30

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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