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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

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Apr23

24th Annual Earthfest Celebration

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled day that includes a volunteer project, Urban Park Ranger information and display, a sensory garden, environmental displays, arts and crafts, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Mother Earth Pow-Wow

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled Pow-Wow featuring indigenous music, dance, and art and crafts from North America, South America, Hawaii and the Caribbean.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr23

Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
The Café at Wave Hill pairs a classic menu with an assortment of green, black and herbal teas.
Category: Food

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!

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