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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 12, 2015

Apr12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Try a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hike a historic section of the Queens Greenway that at one time was part of private road built by the Vanderbilt family in 1908.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Celebrate Earth Day Upcycle Art

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day early and learn more about conservation efforts you can do at home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Birding

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

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

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Birding for Beginners

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

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

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr12

Spring Garden Workday

at Harlem Valley Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time to come out of hibernation and spend some time with your friends and neighbors. Join us to help spruce up the garden.
Category: Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (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. Each session, led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem…
Category: Fitness

Apr12

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

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