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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

Apr 23

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with performances and more.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 23

Culture Shock

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome spring and kick off our amazing 2016 programming season with this joyous, one-of-a-kind celebration.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 23

Freshwater Fishing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel.This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 23

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 23

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 23

Landscape of the Lenape: Park Walk

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the natural landscape and flora that these first native New Yorkers might have encountered in NYC's southern most park.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Apr 23

Will Eisner's 'The Spirit' Closing Reception

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us as we show a rare collection of Eisner's lithographs, prints, and original art, celebrating "The Spirit".
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 23

Inside/Outside: Behind the Scenes Tours at the Oldest Building in Queens

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Volunteering on behalf of the Bowne House Historical Society, students from St. John's University will lead two tours at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Apr 23

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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