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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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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our City’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr26

Protect Your Beach: Plant Beach Grass With NYC Parks

at Beach 108th Street & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in protecting and stabilizing new dunes in Rockaway.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr26

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr26

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Apr26

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr26

Shape Up NYC at Street Games: Pilates

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Shape up at Street Games! Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr26

Earth Fest at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kick off the start of Battery Urban Farm’s season and celebrate Earth Day at Earth Fest!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr26

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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