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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 February 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Apr 7

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 7

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Apr 7

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally-inspired stories that will open their imaginations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Kids
Apr 7

Fruit Tree Care

at Little Green Garden/Rock Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what you can do to get a great harvest from fruit trees in your garden? This workshop will cover the basics of maintaining healthy fruit trees year-round.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr 7

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour of the garden.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Tours

Apr 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Hike and Paint

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet with an artist trained in watercolors to put discoveries from our hike on to paper. Turn nature into art!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr 7

Hands On History: Make An 18th Century Pocket!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever felt like your pockets weren’t big enough? Make another one! Kids (and adults) can learn about how pockets were made to wear on your hips like in the 18th century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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