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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


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


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


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

Best For

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


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

Must See

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


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


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


Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors


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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