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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 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

It's My Park at Gouverneur Playground

at Gouverneur Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Claremont Healthy Village to celebrate Earth Day by unveiling 3 tree guards and planting flowers within tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr21

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at our free festival at Randall's Island Park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

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Apr21

Historic Richmond Town's NYC Chili Cookoff

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The day's highlights include chili sampling, judging, cash prizes, amusements, and live entertainment. Yum! Winners go to the world championships!
Category: Festivals, History, Food

Apr21

Tulip Time at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a visit to QBG during the peak of tulip season and see over 20,000 bulbs!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

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Apr21

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr21

Free Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a journey through history and learn about the park’s beginnings as a parade ground, the unmistakable monuments, and the people who made the park the cultural hub that it is today.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Public Theater Presents Henry V

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara brings a warring King and his band of brothers to communities all across New York with Mobile Unit’s spring production of Henry V.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, History, Theater, Women's History Month, Seniors
Free!

Apr21

Ranger's Choice: Landscape Natural History

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn more about New York City's natural landscape.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Apr21

Animal of the Month Club: Northern Gannet

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Wolfe's Pond for a chance to view and learn more about Northern Gannets, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr21

Site Planning for Your Community Garden

at Powers St. Community Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll walk through the site-planning process for the Powers St. Garden and look at the many factors to consider in planning our gardens.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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