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Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Parks has plenty of ways for you to celebrate Earth and Arbor Days this year, with volunteer opportunities at your local parks, family-friendly festivals, lectures, crafts, and more!

Earth Day & Arbor Day Events

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Apr 18

Ranger's Choice: Composting Workshop

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn the various forms of composting techniques and make your own take-home worm bin. To register, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 8th.
Free!

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr 19

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.
Free!

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr 22

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.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr 24

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.
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr 26

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…

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This 9th annual celebration lets kids and families take part in free environmental activities along the waterfront. Sponsored by the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in partnership with…
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

NatureFest 2015

at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Naturefest is a family celebration of environmental awareness and local natural history.
Free!

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Kids

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