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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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from December 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

Apr25

Family Art Project: Buds Buds Buds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch the nearby magnolia tree with its massive…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Solar Fest With Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up a special solar telescope for the public to get a spectacular view of the sun.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Apr25

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr25

Grow to Learn Workshop: Raised Bed Building for Beginners

at PS 1K, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Planning for a Spring build day, but new to building raised beds? Join Grow to Learn as we cover all the bed building basics: materials and sourcing, tool use and safety, and…
Free!

Apr25

Sakura Matsuri 2015

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See cherry trees in bloom and enjoy over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Festivals

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Apr25

Cherry Tree Esplanade Care

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The two miles of the Manhattan Greenway on Harlem River in Northern Manhattan has over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and learn about the stunning succession of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus,and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance explores the aquatic habitats of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages seven and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill. On hand…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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