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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

Friday, April 25, 2014

Apr25

Arbor Day Great Tree Walk at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with a Great Tree Walk at Conference House Park. Discover the many unique 'arboricultural' treasures within the park. Walk will be led by a NYC Parks…
Free!

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seven years ago, the city launched MillionTreesNYC with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the city. The benefits to be gained were clear: improved air…
Free!

Apr26

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seven years ago, the city launched MillionTreesNYC with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the city. The benefits to be gained were clear: improved air…
Free!

Apr26

Earth Day in Jamaica Bay

at Broad Channel American Ball Fields, Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun day of educational and community service events in Broad Channel, Queens. Bring your children, friends and family to help make our community spaces greener and to help…
Free!

Apr26

Arbor Day Celebration

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks Forester, John Kilcullen will lead a discussion in Tappen Park about the importance of planting and caring for our neighborhood trees. Attendees will participate in planting Kousa…
Free!

Apr26

Earth Fest at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kick off the start of Battery Urban Farm’s season and celebrate Earth Day at Earth Fest! The Battery Conservancy will hold Earth Fest on Saturday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00…
Free!

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fort Tryon Park Friends Committee

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Need volunteer hours for school or work? Want to help out in your neighborhood? Fort Tryon Park welcomes you! Help prep the park for spring and summer by assisting the Fort Tryon Park…
Free!

Apr27

Earth Day Programming

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to celebrate Earth Day! Learn about responsible fishing from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Have fun cleaning up the lakeshore,…
Free!

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Kids
Apr27

Celebrate Earth Day with Fort Tryon Park

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park! Featuring performance by the Grand Falloons, Eco craft making with Skraptacular, a puppet show by Swedish Marionnette Puppet Theatre,…
Free!

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Kids
Apr27

The 21st Annual Earthfest Celebration

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The day's festivities will kick off with morning volunteer projects (10:00 a.m.) such as planting, weeding, and mulching or shoreline clean-up, followed by an afternoon filled with…
Free!

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Apr29

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Brooklyn Arbor School

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program will be entering its second season, launching during earth week this April. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify…
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Jane's Walk: Building Sustainability with Stewardship

at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Public green spaces contribute to the health and beauty of our city, and provide environmental benefits like cleaning the air and capturing stormwater. We need your help to keep them…
Free!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Lecture Series: Gus Schumacher, Farming in Flushing

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
An authority on all things food, Gus Schumacher’s family has been in the farming industry since his great-grandfather emigrated in 1848 from Germany to New York and rented some land…

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 6

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program will be entering its second season, launching during earth week this April. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May13

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program will be entering its second season, launching during earth week this April. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May20

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program will be entering its second season, launching during earth week this April. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

May27

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Roebling Street between N 7th St and N 6th St

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program will be entering its second season, launching during earth week this April. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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