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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 November 2, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Apr24

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr24

Citizen Science Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Information Session at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for interested volunteers to assist in the monitoring of populations. During the sessions, we will demonstrate how to record data and tag horseshoe crabs for the upcoming project.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Apr24

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Apr24

GreenThumb Workshop: Raised Bed Design III - Three Tier Planter

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to build a three tier raised bed that is more accessible for seniors and those with limited mobility.
Category: Education
Free!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Apr25

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding Bonanza

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

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!

Apr25

Spring into Family Fun and Fitness

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for two days of fun-filled games, crafts and fitness. Fun for the whole family!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Spring Recess Field Day

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Schools out! Join us for an afternoon of sports drills, games, races and more.
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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