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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.

Viewing 71–80 out of 2,322 events
from April 25, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to work on tree care, leaf composting, and a tree giveaway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

Greenhouse Basics: Starting Seeds

at Rainbow Garden of Life and Health, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make use of a greenhouse to extend your growing season. If you don’t have a greenhouse, you’ll learn how to construct a simple cold-frame or hoop house.
Free!

Apr28

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience making simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

It's My Park at Udall's Park Preserve

at Parking Lot on Sandhill Road (in Udall's Park Preserve), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Udall's Cove Preservation Committee to complete a shoreline cleanup project at Udalls Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

at Catharine Turner Richardson Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to plant, clean up, and remove leaves at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

Celebrate Arbor Day: Planting Native Organic Trees in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join The Battery Conservancy in the park for a special tree-planting activity in honor of Arbor Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Apr28

Sakura Matsuri 2018: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

Must See
Event
Apr28

Behind-the-Ropes: Insiders’ Tours of the Merchant’s House

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for the last in a series of rare off-hours tours of the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours

Apr28

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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