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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 13 events
from April 19, 2015 to May 30, 2015
in Earth Day & Arbor Day (x) category

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Soarin' Over Staten Island

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun! A windy spring weekend is the perfect time to head to the top of Freshkills Park’s North Park and look for migrant hawks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

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Apr19

Earth Day in Union Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Events in Union Square include an exhibit on sharing economy, information on local businesses, a green travel exhibition, kids' activities and entertainment, live music & entertainment.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Earth Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Fishing
Free!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr22

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm: Earth Day Celebration

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm invites you to attend our annual Earth Day celebration and enjoy a day of learning, sharing and enjoyment.
Category: Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr22

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us after school to celebrate Earth Day at Queens Botanical Garden! Take a Garden stroll and make a botanically-themed craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr24

Arbor Day

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists and learn about one of the most important ecological features in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Fort Tryon Park Celebrate Earth Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a Beautifcation Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

Arbor Festival

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Arbor Festival Sunday, April 26, 11am to 6pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission (extra fee for certain activities) It’s a fun-filled day at QBG’s Arbor Festival. Come enjoy a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Event
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

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