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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 16, 2016

Apr 16

It's My Park at Udalls Cove Preserve

at Aurora Pond (in Udall's Park Preserve), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Udalls Cove Preservation Committee to help clean up Udalls Cove Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 16

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan Park as they work to beautify and clean New Dorp Beach.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 16

Highland Park Community Garden Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Community Gardeners as they welcome spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 16

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial art and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr 16

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 16

In The Shop: Spring Basket Demo

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our Shop staff for informal, drop-in workshops in the Courtyard of The Shop, and learn how to design sweet seasonal centerpieces for your spring table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr 16

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr 16

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr 16

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Con Edison and New York Cares to help make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum beautiful.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 16

Spring Cleaning at The Battery

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients you already have in your kitchen! All materials will be provided
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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