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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 March 30, 2017 to October 29, 2017
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Apr22

Tree Giveaway with SCA

at Riverbank State Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Sign up to take home one of nine native tree species!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan, Raoul Wallenberg Forest at 232 Street (in Riverdale Park), Bronx, 149th Avenue and Springfield Lane/Idlewild Park and Springfield Gardens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team on April 22nd, Spring Citywide Stewardship Day!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

Fitness Hike (Vigorous)

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a vigorous hike through Van Cortlandt Park and discover the hidden gems of this urban forest.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Apr22

Birding: Raptor Nests

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr22

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day for Protecting Pollinators

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about how we can protect and support our environment and essential pollinators, like the honeybees who live at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

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.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr22

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr22

Wellness Workshop: Earth Day Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With an emphasis on the art of meditation and the healing arts, practice simple techniques that you can use to bring light to any occasion, anywhere, any day.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr22

Tree Giveaway with Eastern Queens Alliance

at Idlewild Park Preserve Environmental Science Learning Center, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take home one of nine native tree species, including Tulip Poplar, Serviceberry, Black Tupelo, and more!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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