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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 12, 2015

Apr12

Spring Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join expert naturalists on a walk through the grounds of Wave Hill and discover the birds passing through the skies during this early migration season. Ages 10 and older welcome with…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr12

Family Art Project: A Nest for Song Birds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let’s welcome back our feathered friends as they return to their spring home at Wave Hill! With visiting artist and sculptor Matt Bua, collect sticks, leaves, grasses and found…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other…
Category: Fitness

Apr12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northeast)

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet at High Rock Park where we will begin this day hike through the Blue trail to Deere Park (behind Petrides Educational Complex) then return on the same route to High Rock. …
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Apr12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Try a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (Moderate)

at 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace (in Cunningham Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hike a historic section of the Queens Greenway that at one time was part of private road built by the Vanderbilt family in 1908.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Celebrate Earth Day Upcycle Art

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day early and learn more about conservation efforts you can do at home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Birding

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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