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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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Sunday, April 19, 2015


Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Lt William Tighe Triangle (in Lt. Wm. Tighe Triangle), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress.
Category: Nature


Plants and Pollinators

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
This walking tour will offer a closer look at some of flora and their fauna friends that help them flourish.
Category: Nature, Kids

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Soarin' over Staten Island

at Wild Avenue between Beresford Avenue and West Shore Expressway Service Road, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids

Must See

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront



at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem…
Category: Fitness


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Nature Exploration: Marine Park Salt Marsh (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
On nature exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit our urban forest.
Category: Nature


Historic House Tour: Behind the Dutch Doors

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit New York City’s oldest house and step back in time! Learn about early Dutch colonial architecture inside the city's last remaining New Netherland structure.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See

Last Team Standing Basketball Challenge

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete against athletes in the Bronx and elsewhere. Last Team Standing pits teams against each other in a battle for a free Recreation Center membership gift card. Each…
Category: Sports


Walking Tour: 19th-Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours

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