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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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from February 12, 2013 (x) to April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apr22

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

LUNGS Spring Awakening Parade and Celebration

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan, 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come for the music and poetry as we celebrate until 4:00 p.m., or join us along the parade route and help us welcome spring.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Apr22

Hot Compost

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to make and manage a “thermophilic” batch of compost—a pile that will heat up to kill weed seeds and pathogens—ready to use in as little as three months!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr22

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island in this Oscar-nominated film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apr23

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Apr23

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Jackie Robinson Park

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 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
Free!

Apr23

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

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!

Apr23

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

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!

Apr23

It's My Park at MacArthur Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park (in MacArthur Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of 49th Street Playground for Spring Cleaning 2017!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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