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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 16 events
from April 29, 2016 to June 18, 2016
in Earth Day & Arbor Day (x) category

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Garden Walk: Notable Trees of Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Wander through the gardens on this special walk with Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites in the living collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Apr 29

Stewardship Day

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate Arbor Day by volunteering! Become a Greenbelt steward by learning to maintain and beautify the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

Bike Tour: Great Trees of Inwood and Riverdale

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us on a leisurely cycling tour to view some of the great trees of Inwood and Riverdale.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Bike Month NYC, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 30

In The Shop: Artisan Lotta Helleberg

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In-store artisan Lotta Helleberg of Inleaf studio offers books, household goods, stationary, and wearables.
Category: Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr 30

Family Art Project: Buds, Buds, Buds

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own free-standing, fully budding sculptural tree using one of Wave Hill's many budding trees as a guide.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and up are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hard hats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

Fort Greene Park Tree Trail Tours

at Dekalb Avenue and South Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Tours are half-hour long and will take place at 11:00 a.m., noon, 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 30

Garden Walk: Trees in the Designed Landscape

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Talks

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

Cooking Demo: Chock Full o' (Pine) Nuts

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains how these noble and ancient “nuts” (seeds, actually) get from their lofty perch atop towering pine trees to your local grocery store.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks, Seniors

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1

Beautify Historic Flushing: Outdoor Volunteer Project

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the beautiful spring garden at Bowne House and help prepare it for the summer.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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