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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 May 21, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 7

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

Apr 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Outdoor Adventures: Snug Harbor

at Building H (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Staten Island's Snug Harbor, a cultural center and botanical garden, on this nature hike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 7

Rugged Reptiles (Snakes and Turtles)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about our slithering [or crawling] scaly friends. Meet our Greenbelt resident reptiles, including a corn snake, hog-nosed snake, and an Eastern box turtle. …
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Apr 7

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr 7

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr 7

Tartan Week Lunchtime Concerts

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of lunchtime musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

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