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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 April 28, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Apr 17

Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 17

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 17

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr 17

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Apr 17

Nature Storytelling

at Garden entrance (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A free Ranger program is the perfect addition to your family’s weekend. All supplies are provided.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 17

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr 17

Are You Ready to Bring It?: Children's Dance Battle

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will learn the form of dance called Stand Battle and train to perform in Manhattan's Dance Parade.
Category: Dance, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 17

Earth Day New York e-Cycling at Union Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day New York with DSNY and Earth Day Initiative in Union Square Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 17

Earth Day Celebration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with us! Activities include Urban Park Ranger-led hikes, interpretive dance and Native American performances, and light refreshments.
Category: Dance, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 17

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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