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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 29, 2017

Apr29

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Forest Park Greenhouse (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For only one day every year, the Queens Greenhouse opens its doors to give New Yorkers a sneak peek inside.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to clean up and plant at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Apr29

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Free!

Apr29

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr29

GreenThumb Plant Starts Distribution: Brooklyn

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening.
Free!

Apr29

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.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Udalls Cove Preservation Committee to clean up at Udall's Park Preserve.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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