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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


It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Flagpole in front of the comfort station (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean up the play equipment and create a garden at Beach 59th St Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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

at Virginia Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will paint benches and refresh the playground equipment for the summer months at Virginia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month


Tree Giveaway with Eastern Queens Alliance

at Idlewild Park Preserve Environmental Science Learning Center, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take home one of nine native tree species, including Tulip Poplar, Serviceberry, Black Tupelo, and more!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day


It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Coalicion Mexicana to clean areas of the park near the race track and paint benches at St. Mary's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park- Spring Cleaning!

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will rake leaves, remove litter, and clean the play equipment at Baisley Pond Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Earth Day of Action at Stars of Hope Garden

at Stars of Hope Community Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Neighbors will be lending a hand to repair garden boxes and compost bins, redesign front garden entrance, and prune trees and grape vine.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: Twelfth Night

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This season, the Mobile Unit celebrates 60 years of igniting dialogue and fostering new connections with a vibrant new production of the gender-bending, heart-mending comedy, Twelfth Night.
Category: Accessible, Theater, Seniors


Discovery Walks for Families: Time Travelers

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the park through hands-on exploration using rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours

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