Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Parks has plenty of ways for you to celebrate Earth and Arbor Days this year, with volunteer opportunities at your local parks, family-friendly festivals, lectures, crafts, and more!

Earth Day & Arbor Day Events

Saturday, April 18, 2020


CANCELLED: Earth Day Celebration at Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with us with kid-friendly craft activities, nature walks, a trail cleanup, and live animal demonstrations led by the Urban Park Rangers.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020


CANCELLED: Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day by being a great park steward—give back to the park by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks at a Beautification Day.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.


CANCELLED: Central Park Birding Basics: The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 migrating bird species each year. Join us for peak migration season in the Ramble and learn the basics of bird identification with Conservancy guides.


CANCELLED: Central Park's Spring Blooms Tour

at Glade Arch (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come see Central Park at one of the most colorful times of the year! You’ll explore some of Central Park’s most beautiful sights while learning about the Park’s…

Saturday, April 25, 2020


Earth Day Beautification

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with a family friendly volunteer day to beautify the gardens around the Overlook and Sobelsohn Playground area.

Sunday, April 26, 2020


Earth Day in Prospect Park

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing, raptor demonstrations, volunteer cleanups, citizen science activities, arts and craft, and of course nature games!

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