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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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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

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

Apr28

Street Games 2018

at 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 10th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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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!

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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

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr28

Survival Series: Forest First Aid

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and that might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
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!

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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!

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