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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

Apr 23

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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Apr 23

Earth Day Celebration: Nature Center Open House

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Greenbelt Nature Center for a full day of activities to celebrate Earth Day!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Apr 23

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!

Apr 23

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

Apr 23

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!

Apr 23

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!

Apr 23

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!

Apr 23

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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Apr 23

Culture Shock

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome spring and kick off our amazing 2016 programming season with this joyous, one-of-a-kind celebration.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Food
Free!

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Event
Apr 23

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel.This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

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Kids

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