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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 14, 2018

Apr14

Survival Series: Pack and Prepare

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and that might just save your life.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr14

The New York City Naturalist Club: Hawk Nest Watch

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 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: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Apr14

Insect Exploration

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

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!

Apr14

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! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Apr14

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at Mullaly Bike Park/Skate Park (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Mullaly Bikepark to repair the ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr14

Arts, Culture & Fun: 25th Anniversary of National Historic Landmarking of the Wards Point Archeological Site

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a ‘Walk and Talk’ highlighting the Lenape Native American pre-history and presence within this current Raritan Bay waterfront location.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr14

Happy Earth!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear a story about our planet, play a recycle relay game, and, weather permitting, take a short walk in a forest growing greener by the day.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Natures Workshop: Rubber Band Creations

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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