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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 21 events
from April 24, 2019 to May 4, 2019
in Earth Day & Arbor Day (x) category

Thursday, April 25, 2019


Earth Week: #Trashtag Pick Up and Cleanup

at Fort Knox ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join American Express and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in partnership with Bronx River Alliance to restore the Shoelace section of Bronx River!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Friday, April 26, 2019


Arbor Day: Letters to the Trees

at Madison Square ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day by sharing an experience with Mad. Sq. Park’s arboretum! Send your trees a note in the mailboxes stationed throughout the garden spaces.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Must See

Arbor Day

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for an Arbor Day celebration with nature games and an exhibit on the trees that make up Brooklyn's last remaining forest.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Wildlife


Garden Walk: Notable Trees of Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Wander through the gardens on this special walk with Senior Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites from the living collection.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Community Volunteer Earth Day

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Earth Day at Flushing Meadows Corona Park by helping us plant, weed, paint, and clean up the park!
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Earth Day Beautification

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location, The Overlook Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with a family-friendly volunteer day to beautify the gardens around the Overlook and Sobelsohn Playground area.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Earth Day Celebration: It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join TRASH project along with Friends of St. Nicholas Park for a day of cleaning up the park and Earth Day fun! There will be refreshments available as well as kid-friendly activities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park


Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Reconnect with the earth – and your neighbors – at the Wyckoff House, where we will be learning how to care for plants and trees in honor of Earth Day. Arrive early to receive a tree!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Must See

Wellness: Spritz Station—The Healing Power of Pine

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the medicinal qualities of Wave Hill’s trees and mix your own herbal, pine-scented spritz to soothe your skin, refresh your linen, and enhance the ambiance of your home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Workshops


Trees HQ

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Look at tree silhouettes, shapes, and sizes, see what trees look like on the inside using “tree cookies.” Learn how to identify common trees and leave no question unanswered.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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