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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

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!

Apr 8

Newt and Salamander Monitoring

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover the important role salamanders play in an ecosystem. We will identify, track, and document the unique salamander species that call our Central Greenbelt forest home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Nocturnal Wildlife

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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