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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 October 5, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Apr15

Family Art Project: Budding Birdwatchers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to compare size and shape—the first step in bird identification. Make binoculars out of cardboard tubes to help spot avian species at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr15

Birding: Spring Migration

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr15

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr15

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Apr15

Family Cooking Class: Whole Grain Bowls and Salads

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Allergic to Salad for a monthly series of vegetarian cooking classes for the whole family. For Whole Grain Bowls and Salads, cook some fun and nutritious grains as a base for a…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr15

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

Apr15

It's My Park at Vidalia Park

at Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Teddy Bear Project to beautify Vidalia Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr15

Bridges and Arches of Central Park

at East 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park is home to thirty bridges and arches. Join the Urban Park Rangers as we highlight the most scenic and iconic bridges and arches of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

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Event
Apr15

Tree ID Hike

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This hike is of light intensity, featuring a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths and an introduction to tree identification.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr15

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify the grounds, and maintain the garden at Skyline Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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