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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 23, 2017

Apr23

Earth Day Insect Expedition

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Check out live and preserved insects on display, then explore Wave Hill with insect guru Lawrence Forcella to hunt for native creatures in their garden habitats.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Split Rock Hike (Moderate)

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 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, Fitness, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking
Free!

Apr23

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

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

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

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on an oft-misunderstood newcomer to the New York City area: coyotes.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Apr23

It's My Park at Skyline Playground - Spring Cleaning 2017!

at The Garden (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general clean up in the park as well as preparing out planting are for the spring! We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

Workshop: Make Your Own Pinhole Camera

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Construct your own pinhole camera, then bring your camera and photo back to develop on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day on April 30!
Category: Education, Art

Apr23

Concert: Women Composers in the Spotlight

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This concert brings women composers and their work to the forefront. Enjoy performances that showcase a landscape of music from the Baroque period to today.
Category: Concerts

Must See
Event
Apr23

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr23

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring is a time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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