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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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from February 5, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Apr 24

Nature Photography Hike

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your own camera on this nature hike and take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr 24

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 24

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil, and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 24

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 24

Citizen Science Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Information Session at Conference House Park

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for interested volunteers to assist in the monitoring of populations. During the sessions, we will demonstrate how to record data and tag horseshoe crabs for the upcoming project.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 24

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at oneā€¦
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Apr 24

GreenThumb Workshop: Raised Bed Design III - Three Tier Planter

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to build a three tier raised bed that is more accessible for seniors and those with limited mobility.
Category: Education
Free!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Apr 25

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding Bonanza

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 25

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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