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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

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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Apr23

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!

Apr23

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!

Apr23

It's My Park at St. James Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of St. James Park to clean up, beautify, and activate the Bronx. Join the group as they build a community around this beautiful space on Jerome Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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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