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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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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Apr 8

Historic New York: Red Hook Waterfront

at Ferris Street and Coffey Street (in Valentino Pier), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the history of Red Hook, Brooklyn, a maritime neighborhood with a storied history.
Category: Education, History, Waterfront

Apr 8

Animal of the Month Club: Northern Gannet

at Ocean Breeze Pier, Seaview Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Ocean Breeze for a chance to view abd learn more about Northern Gannets, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Apr 8

Newt and Salamander Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover the important role salamanders play in an ecosystem. We will identify, track, and document the unique salamander species that call our Central Greenbelt forest home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Wildlife

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Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Apr 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr 8

Nocturnal Wildlife

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking, Wildlife

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Apr 9

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors

Apr 9

2018 Senior Games Board Games Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Get prepared for the Senior Games with our board games clinic at Red Hook Recreation Center.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr 9

It's My Park at Breukelen Ballfields

at Breukelen Playground (in Breukelen Ballfields), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with ARC NY to beautify Breukelen Ballfields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Apr 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors

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