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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

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!

Apr29

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Kids
Apr29

It's My Park at Bell Malls

at Bell Malls, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bayside Hills Civic Association to clean up Bell Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Volunteers for Springfield Park to plant garden beds and clean up Springfield Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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Apr29

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area - Spring Cleaning!

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be cleaning play equipment near Red Hook Recreation Area. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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