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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 10, 2016

Apr10

City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks (4M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Spring is in full flower at this popular running event that supports City Parks Foundation.
Category: Fitness, Sports

Must See
Event
Apr10

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr10

Birding for Beginners

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife-viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr10

Trail of the Month: Yellow Trail & Reed's Basket Willow Swamp

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
In April, woodland wildflowers, including bloodroot, spring beauty, trout lily, red trillium, wild ginger, are blooming.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr10

Bones Of An Old Dutch House Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted, and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: History, Tours

Must See
Event
Apr10

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using fun games and experiments, join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

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
Apr10

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (moderate)

at 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace (in Cunningham Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr10

Birding

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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