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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 22, 2017

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day for Protecting Pollinators

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about how we can protect and support our environment and essential pollinators, like the honeybees who live at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Apr22

Artist Talk: Photographing Animals with Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Robin Schwartz will discuss how to photograph animals in a variety of situations, as well as her long-term portrait project of her daughter, Amelia.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Apr22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr22

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr22

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr22

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

Apr22

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

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

Apr22

Wellness Workshop: Earth Day Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With an emphasis on the art of meditation and the healing arts, practice simple techniques that you can use to bring light to any occasion, anywhere, any day.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr22

Earth Day of Action at Stars of Hope Garden

at Stars of Hope Community Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Neighbors will be lending a hand to repair garden boxes and compost bins, redesign front garden entrance, and prune trees and grape vine.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr22

Tree Giveaway with Eastern Queens Alliance

at Idlewild Park Preserve Environmental Science Learning Center, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take home one of nine native tree species, including Tulip Poplar, Serviceberry, Black Tupelo, and more!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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