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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 11–20 out of 2,186 events
from April 23, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apr23

It's My Park at Seward Park - Spring Cleaning!

at In front of the park house (in Seward Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean and paint the playground equipment, paint the benches, and spruce up the park. We look forward to sprucing up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward—give back to the park by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks at a Beautification Day.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr23

It's My Park at Laurelton Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Laurelton Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean the play equipment at Laurelton Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr23

Freshwater Fishing

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park - Spring Cleaning!

at 8th Avenue Entrance on 66th Street (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up playground equipment at Leif Ericson Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr23

It's My Park at Stanley Isaacs Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Park Entrance (in Stanley Isaacs Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will give Stanley Isaacs Playground a good spring cleaning! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr23

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

Apr23

Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
The Café at Wave Hill pairs a classic menu with an assortment of green, black and herbal teas.
Category: Food

Apr23

Earth Day Insect Expedition

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Check out live and preserved insects on display, then explore Wave Hill with insect guru Lawrence Forcella to hunt for native creatures in their garden habitats.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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