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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 7, 2018

Apr 7

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

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

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Make flower-themed crafts, create boutonnieres, and get your face painted!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally-inspired stories that will open their imaginations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 7

Jr Knicks Citywide Championship

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Jr Knicks championship event will include play from our all-boys 11U, 14U and 17U divisions and complemented by our all-girls 14U and 17U divisions.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr 7

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join NYC H2O to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Step into Spring Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for budding trees, greening shrubs, unfurling ferns, and other signs of spring during this leisurely stroll around the Nature Center trail.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join NYCMTB on the first Saturday of each month to help ride, build, and maintain the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 7

Fruit Tree Care

at Little Green Garden/Rock Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what you can do to get a great harvest from fruit trees in your garden? This workshop will cover the basics of maintaining healthy fruit trees year-round.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 7

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! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

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