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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 March 29, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apr15

Birding: Spring Migration

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr15

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (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.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

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

at In front of the park house (in Zimmerman Playground), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help spruce up Zimmerman Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr15

GreenThumb Summer Supply Distribution 2017

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Green Oasis Community Garden/Gilbert's Garden (in ), Manhattan, La Finca del Sur, Bronx, Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up basic gardening and maintenance supplies for your registered GreenThumb community garden.
Free!

Apr15

Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
ear from storyteller Rama Mandel as she shares the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston. Then make your own poetic painting with wax resists in the pastel colors of speckled eggs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

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Apr15

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

at Ravenswood Community Center, Queens

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

Apr15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr15

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Photograph the diverse wildlife and natural beauty of this Staten Island park as the Urban Park Rangers lead you through the most scenic spots. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr15

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr15

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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