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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 29, 2018

Apr29

Wellness Workshop: Nature’s Medicine Cabinet—The Healing Power of Trees

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the healing power of alternative remedies made from tree parts—bark, berries, roots and more—and go home with samples, recipes, and resources for creating your own.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr29

Ridgewood Street Tree Care

at Benninger Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to care for local street trees!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr29

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Fishing
Free!

Apr29

Port Richmond Kids Items Swap

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring clean, reusable, and portable children’s clothing, shoes, toys, book, school supplies, and accessories that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free!
Free!

Apr29

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing in our fleet of Whitehall Gigs. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Apr29

'Fantastic Voyage' Workshop: Learn How to Make Pomegranate-Cherry Gummies

at Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make pomegranate-cherry gummies as an example of regaining a comprehensive understanding of food for sale versus the food we grow and prepare ourselves.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr29

Brooklyn Shoreline Bicycle Tour

at American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Rangers will lead the way along the scenic Brooklyn shoreline on bicycle while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring. Participants should bring their own bicycle and helmet.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Apr29

Nature Exploration Hike

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr29

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Totally Trees Family Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Through observation and inquiry, discover how trees grow by looking at a tree’s parts and the role each part plays in a tree’s life cycle.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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