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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 25, 2015 to February 27, 2016
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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Fifty Years of Tree Walks

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
To celebrate Arbor Day and Wave Hill’s 50th Anniversary, stroll through the gardens with staff horticultural interpreters to see extraordinary trees that have been planted in the…
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr25

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Queens Greenhouse & Nursery (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come tour the Queens Greenhouse and learn about the diverse array of plants used in City parks.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Apr25

Earth Day in Harlem Bike Ride

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with a bike ride through Harlem and the Upper West Side
Category: History, Sports, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Event
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr25

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr25

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

at 167th Street Train station, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Considered an engineering marvel of the day, High Bridge is a classic example of how an ancient system of water technology can play a major role in the expansion of a metropolis. It…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

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Event
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr25

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Fifty Years of Tree Walks

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Stroll through the gardens with staff horticultural interpreters to see extraordinary trees that have been planted in the last five decades.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr26

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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