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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 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!

Apr28

Nature Photography: Wildflowers

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go hiking with our park rangers and participate in 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, Hiking
Free!

Apr28

Flatlands Stop 'N' Swap

at PS 119, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free!
Category: Accessible
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park: Arbor Day Celebration

at Claremont Park Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to do some tree care and park beautification!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

First Annual Spring Plant Sale at Hollenback Community Garden

at Hollenback Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hollenback Community Garden is hosting their first annual spring plant sale. Please stop by to visit the garden and to buy a selection of beautiful spring plants and herbs for your garden or your apartment.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

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Event
Apr28

ACC Pet Adoptions at Conference House

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) will be at Conference House Auxiliary Market Day with great cats and dogs (and possibly a rabbit) available for adoption!
Category: Dogs
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr28

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

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