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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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from April 27, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Spring Kite Fest

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your own kite or create one while supplies last.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Street Games 2017

at 112th Street and First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 10th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse Open House

at GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A ribbon cutting ceremony, mini-workshops, cooking demos, a photo booth and more fun at GrowNYC's new Center for Sustainability and Education, Project Farmhouse.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Apr29

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr29

Bronx River Canoe and Water Volunteer Training

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx River Alliance will be giving saftey training and canoeing basics for all people ages 19 year and up.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Dia de los Niños (Children's Day)

at Entrance for Dia de los Niños (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Families can enjoy a day of fun and activities that will include games, music, performances, art,and Zumba!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Rat Academy

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to this free training to learn rat prevention techniques as a community.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr29

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr29

Snug Harbor Peony Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Peonies have inspired gardeners, artists, and poets for over a thousand years. Bring your friends and get inspired with us!
Category: Nature, Tours

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