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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 17, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Apr 8

Opening Weekend in Prospect Park

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an Opening Day Parade and Fair, an 1860s-style ballgame, a campfire conversation, scavenger hunt, Smorgasburg Prospect Park, and more!
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

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Apr 8

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to do some horticulture and spring cleaning at Fort Independence Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 8

Spring Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Explore the gardens and woodlands with an expert on a quest to spot both resident and rare birds as they pass through on their northern journey or settle down for the season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Apr 8

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 8

Family Art Project: Rock with the Rock Pigeons

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how pigeons have made urban centers home then costume yourself in handmade, fabric feathers to make silvery wings and join your flock for a rockin' pigeon sing-along.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds at Albemarle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 8

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

Apr 8

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally-inspired stories that will open their imaginations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

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

Apr 8

Trail of the Month: High Rock Park/Gretta Moulton Trail

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experience the height of the spring migration while visiting the unique ecosystems of High Rock Park and the Gretta Moulton trail.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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