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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 21, 2018

Apr21

Farmhouse Family Day and Tree Giveaway

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree then get your hand dirty in our Black Walnut Ink Workshop! We’ll crush, boil, and turn black walnuts into ink!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

14th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This event features live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance, and a tea ceremony.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

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Apr21

Earth Day Herb Gardening for Children

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring your children to the Battery Urban Farm Labyrinth for a special Earth Day herb planting activity and a self-guided scavenger hunt for the whole family.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr21

It's Electric: Hydro Power Family Workshop

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trace the history of power from colonial times to the present, and build models powered by air and water pressure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Tree Giveaway

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree for your backyard!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Earth Day Garden Meditation

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using the art of meditation and other healing arts, practice simple techniques to connect and feel grounded on any occasion, anywhere, any day.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr21

It's My Park at St. James Park

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of St. James Park to celebrate Earth Day by having a day of park clean up, beautification projects, gardening, tree care, and recycling at St. James Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr21

Harlem Grown Earth Day Celebration

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm, Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan, Harlem Grown 127th Street Farm, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join Harlem Grown and celebrate the amazing planet we all call home with free family-friendly activities.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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