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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 14 events
from April 23, 2018 to April 29, 2018
in Earth Day & Arbor Day (x) category

Friday, April 27, 2018

Apr27

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 this Arbor day for games, crafts and an exhibit on Brooklyn's last remaining forest, Prospect Park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

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: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

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 making simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Celebrate Arbor Day: Planting Native Organic Trees in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join The Battery Conservancy in the park for a special tree-planting activity in honor of Arbor Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Apr28

Arbor Day Hike

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go hiking with our park rangers and join the City Nature Challenge, a global challenge to see which city can make the most observations of nature and find the most species.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr28

Celebrate Arbor Day

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking
Free!

Apr28

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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

Must See
Event
Apr28

Neighborhood Walk: The Trees of Fieldston

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads a walk through this leafy neighborhood to appreciate the variety and quality of this urban woodland.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr28

It's My Park: Arbor Day Celebration

at Claremont Park Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be doing tree care and some park beautification!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
ake 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!

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