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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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from September 18, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr30

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and up are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hard hats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 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

Apr30

Compost Giveaway

at 127 Street Farm Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Harlem Grown is teaming up with the NYC Compost Project to bring free compost and fun events to Harlem!
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr30

College Expo 2016

at St. John's Recreation Center

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet representatives from CUNY, SUNY, private universities, and more at this exciting event. Get information on financial aid, flexible class schedules, and graduate and undergraduate programs.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr30

It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground

at Beach 59th Street Comfort Station (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association to beautify Beach 59th Street Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

CANCELLED: It's My Parkat Tappen Park

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help rake leaves, plant, and do overall park beautification.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

It's My Park at Anibal Aviles Playground

at Anibal Aviles Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Friends of Anibal Aviles Playground as they beautify the park. We look forward to a great day in the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

Spring Break in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr30

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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