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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

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

at 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace (in Cunningham Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

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Apr 8

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!

Apr 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho (Second Sunday of Every Month)

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours

Apr 8

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour of the garden.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Tours

Apr 8

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
Apr 8

Heather Garden History and Billings Mansion Remnants Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden and former Billings Estate in Fort Tryon Park with local historian Robin Boomer.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, School Break, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
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
Free!

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
Free!

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