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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 9, 2016

Apr 9

CANCELLED: It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Joe Michaels Mile

at Little Bay Parking Lot (in Little Bay Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Anglers Group to help clean-up Joe Michaels Mile at Fort Totten Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Poseidon Playground

at Poseidon Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with weeding and raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

CANCELLED: Highland Park Community Garden: Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Community Gardeners as they welcome spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

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!

Apr 9

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr 9

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the parade, scavenger hunt, and annual shearing of the heather at this annual spring celebration in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

Apr 9

Greenbelt Nature Exploration Hike (vigorous)

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

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

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