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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

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up-close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 23

Dance Fest

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of dance fitness. Activities will include Zumba, Reggaeton, Bolly-X, Samba, and children's dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Apr 23

Earth Day Celebration with Harlem Grown

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Harlem Grown for an Earth Day celebration! Help prepare the farms for a new growing season and enjoy fun, free activities!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Seniors
Free!

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Apr 23

Birding: Raptor Nests

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. T
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 23

It's My Park at Sol Bloom Playground

at Sol Bloom Playground, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us as we open the park stewardship season! We look forward to a great day of painting and cleaning up at Sol Bloom Playground!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 23

Garden Planning

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will use a plant calendar and discuss best practices for setting up and creating a functional garden.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr 23

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 23

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 23

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 23

GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soil For Healthy Plants

at Garden of Love, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? Plant health is usually directly linked to the health of the soil it is growing in.
Category: Education
Free!

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