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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

Family Art Project: Stories and Symbols in Clay Masks

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work with air-dry clay and natural pigments, or collect natural materials, to craft your own cultural story in a natural clay mask.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids
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

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr23

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up-close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr23

Dance Fest

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of dance fitness. Activities will include Zumba, Reggaeton, Bolly-X, Samba, and children's dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

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

Birding: Raptor Nests

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. T
Category: Birding, Nature
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

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

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!

Best For
Kids

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