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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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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Apr25

Great Trees of Wave Hill: A View From The Top

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Don't miss this special tour of Wave Hill's magnificent living collection with Assistant Director of Horticulture Brian McGowan. Wander among centuries-old trees and…
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr25

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Volunteer Opportunity - High Rock Challenge

at Colony Hall, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt staff and help with assembling and distributing race bags and shirts to the participants of the 2013 High Rock Challenge race.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Nature On The Go!

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Talking About History: Race, Class and Violence: The New York Draft Riots of 1863

at St. John's University, St. John's Hall Room 309, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.
Take in a free lecture on the social and economic causes of the draft riots as well as the effects of the riots on subsequent New York history.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr25

Birding Tours at Bryant Park

at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours
Free!

Apr25

"Grow More Vegetables" Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Register for the "Grow More Vegetables" program and earn your green thumb.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food
Free!

Apr25

Sunset and the Pink Moon

at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Take a sunset stroll along the West Pond Trail with a ranger.
Category: Tours, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr25

Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series The Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series is an edible gardening course designed to equip community gardeners, teachers, and city…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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