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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 24, 2017 to October 29, 2017
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Apr 9

Spring Birding at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Welcome migratory birds back to Wave Hill this spring and explore the gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

Apr 9

Birding for Beginners

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Novice and experienced welcome!
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 9

Family Art Project: Eels and Hudson River Theaters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear about the relationship between eels and the health of the river and our role as good river stewards.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. For hiking, wear comfortable hiking shoes and pack water and a light snack.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr 9

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

Apr 9

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 9

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northeast)

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 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 the same way back to High Rock.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Family Nature Walk

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Family Photography Scavenger Hunt

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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