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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 29, 2018


Nature Exploration Hike

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife


Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan 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

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Totally Trees Family Walk

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Through observation and inquiry, discover how trees grow by looking at a tree’s parts and the role each part plays in a tree’s life cycle.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Historic Richmond Town's Sensory Sundays

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Grace Foundation is partnering with HRT's historical interpreters as co-tour leaders for this special series of sensory tours.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours


Exploring the History and Landscape of Highland Park

at Jamaica Avenue and Highland Boulevard

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon walk wandering through Highland Park's picturesque views, historic landscape, architectural neighborhood gems, and the Ridgewood Reservoir.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


OUTSIGHT featuring Butoh Dancer SU-EN (Sweden) in IKI – garden

at Dorothy Strelsin Memorial Community GardenManhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a site-specific, outdoor, garden version of a work-in-progress for SU-EN´s new solo premiering in September in Sweden.
Category: Dance, Art


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, History, Tours


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


Astronomy: Night Sky

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be our guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Education, Astronomy

Monday, April 30, 2018


Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

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