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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

Apr19

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr19

Plants and Pollinators

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This walking tour will offer a closer look at some of flora and their fauna friends that help them flourish.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

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 Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr19

Soarin' Over Staten Island

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun! A windy spring weekend is the perfect time to head to the top of Freshkills Park’s North Park and look for migrant hawks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Meditation

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

Apr19

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
Free!

Apr19

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.1:00 p.m.
On nature exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit our urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr19

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
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

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
Free!

Apr19

Earth Day in Union Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Events in Union Square include an exhibit on sharing economy, information on local businesses, a green travel exhibition, kids' activities and entertainment, live music & entertainment.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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