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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

Apr23

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

Apr23

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr23

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!

Apr23

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with performances and more.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

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Apr23

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!

Apr23

The Bronx during the Ice Age: A Prehistoric Stroll Through Pelham Bay Park

at Pelham Bay Park Train Station, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
A tour guide will lead a 4.5-mile hike through Pelham Bay Park and Orchard Beach to discuss The Bronx during the Ice Age and how geologists look for such evidence.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Hiking

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Event
Apr23

It's My Park at Brust Park

at Park Entrance (in Brust Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join this emerging group as they spring clean this unique park located across the street from Manhattan College's main entrance.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

It's My Park at Rosemary's Playground

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Rosemary's Playground to care for trees and garden beds in honor of Earth Day!
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

Earth Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join St. James Recreation Center for a day of caring for our community.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr23

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!

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