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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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Sunday, April 24, 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Family Art Project: Stories and Symbols in Clay Masks

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Local Bronx visiting artist Dennis RedMoon Darkeem takes us on a journey to understand how meanings are represented in Native American and African masks.
Category: Art, Best for Kids

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Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: Nature, Tours

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