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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 23, 2016

Apr 23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Apr 24

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 24

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 24

Run as One (4M) Presented by JPMorgan Chase

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This four-mile race raises funding and awareness in the fight against lung cancer.
Category: Sports

Apr 24

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 24

Earth Day Weekend

at Entrance at Payson Avenue and Beak Street, New York, NY 10034. (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Inwood Hill Park, Recycleday and neighbors at Earth Day Weekend to reforest, recycle, and relax in Inwood Hill Park. Plant native trees and plants in Inwood…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 24

Bird Walk with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like seeds and insects to eat, water. and shelter.
Category: Birding, Nature

Apr 24

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 24

It's My Park at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Earth Citizens of Austin Playground and the Earth Citizens of Bowne Playground to help clean-up Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 24

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help spruce up gardens, paint fences and benches, weed, spread mulch, clean and maintain pathways.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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