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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 April 22, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Earth Day: Learn and Play

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Gertrude Ederle Playground, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center and Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

CANCELLED: 'Fantastic Voyage' Workshop: Learn How to Make a Hibiscus Sports Drink

at Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make a hibiscus sports drink as an example of regaining a comprehensive understanding of food for sale versus the food we grow or prepare ourselves.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr22

LUNGS 4th Annual Spring Awakening 2018

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring Awakening is a touch of Mardi Gras, a taste of charivari, mudballs and seed swaps. Come join the circus, it's time to party!
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

25th Annual Earth Fest Celebration

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at Pelham Bay Park to celebrate the earth and all that it provides us with a day of volunteering, arts & crafts, greening, music and performances, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

CANCELLED: 'Fantastic' Voyage Workshop: Learn How to Make a Hibiscus Sports Drink

at Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make a hibiscus sports drink as an example of regaining a comprehensive understanding of food for sale versus the food we grow and prepare ourselves.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr22

It's My Park at Virginia Park: 2nd Annual Earth Day Celebration

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Loving the Bronx's 2nd Annual Earth Day event on Sunday! The group celebrates everything green with an afternoon of family friendly activities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Historic Richmond Town's Sensory Sundays

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Grace Foundation is partnering with HRT's historical interpreters as co-tour leaders for this special series of sensory tours.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours

Apr22

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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