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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 30, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apr22

Fitness Hike (Vigorous)

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a vigorous hike through Van Cortlandt Park and discover the hidden gems of this urban forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Apr22

Birding: Raptor Nests

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Apr22

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (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!

Apr22

Artist Talk: Photographing Animals with Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Robin Schwartz will discuss how to photograph animals in a variety of situations, as well as her long-term portrait project of her daughter, Amelia.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Apr22

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

at Travers Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be cleaning the playground equipment at Travers Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr22

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park - Spring Cleaning!

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up playground equipment at Owl's Head Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr22

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

at Bufano Playground (in Bufano Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will assist in cleaning the playground equipment at Bufano Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr22

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

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean and beautify the playground area at Schmul Park for Earth Day!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day for Protecting Pollinators

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about how we can protect and support our environment and essential pollinators, like the honeybees who live at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Apr22

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach - Spring Cleaning 2017!

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, in collaboration with NYC Parks Spring Cleaning Initiative, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to help clean and beautify the playground area.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

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