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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 September 17, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Apr17

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr17

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Apr17

Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help us install many new plants on the Fort Washington Terrace slope. Plants, tools, and gloves will be provided. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr17

It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Chabad of Inwood invites you to join neighbors and volunteers in raking leaves and removing litter at Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr17

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

Apr17

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!

Apr17

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!

Apr17

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!

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Kids
Apr17

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!

Apr17

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!

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Kids

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