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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 11 events
from April 26, 2017 to April 30, 2017
in Earth Day & Arbor Day (x) category

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Apr26

Art Inspired By...Nature

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us to create your own masterpiece inspired by the scenery in nature.
Category: Nature, Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Apr28

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 Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites from the living collection.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Event
Apr29

Neighborhood Walk: Trees of Riverdale

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads an easy walk to meet some of our most impressive, arboreal neighbors.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr29

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr29

Cooking Demo–A Tasty Tree: Cooking with Juniper

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains the origin of this evocative spice while a chef from Great Performances inspires with some freshly prepared recipes.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks
Free!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr30

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Art Workshop: Woodgrain Prints and Monoprints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this printmaking workshop with artist Wennie Huang, combine monoprint methods with direct printing from cut-wood sections to create works in ink, mixed media, and/or text.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr30

Arbor Fest

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, tours, puppet and bubble performances, arts and crafts, petting zoo, face painting, food and craft vendors, art exhibits, ceremonial tree plantings, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food

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