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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 19, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground

at Beach 59th Street Comfort Station (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association to enhance Beach 59th St Playground with beautification and programming. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr21

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!

Apr21

Earth Day Garden Meditation

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using the art of meditation and other healing arts, practice simple techniques to connect and feel grounded on any occasion, anywhere, any day.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr21

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Apr21

Nature Exploration Hike

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr21

It's Electric: Hydro Power Family Workshop

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trace the history of power from colonial times to the present, and build models powered by air and water pressure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

14th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This event features live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance, and a tea ceremony.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Tree Giveaway

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree for your backyard!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr21

Earth Day Herb Gardening for Children

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring your children to the Battery Urban Farm Labyrinth for a special Earth Day herb planting activity and a self-guided scavenger hunt for the whole family.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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