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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 16, 2016

Apr16

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at Stage Area (in South Oxford Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of South Oxford to help care for South Oxford Park. There will also be a musical performance for children.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

It's My Park at Bell Blvd Malls

at Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue Mall (in Bell Malls), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Hills Civic Association to help clean up Bell Blvd Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

Birding: Spring Migration

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

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

Apr16

It's My Park at Harlem Art Park

at Harlem Art Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join neighbors and volunteers in painting, mulching, and removing litter at Harlem Art Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Spring on the Esplanade

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prep for the upcoming season by adding mulch and compost to our trees and lawn, cutting back perennials, and, most of all, enjoying the glory of Spring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Apr16

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
Apr16

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr16

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by nature on this guided walk. To register, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 6.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Apr16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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