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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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from April 24, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 25, 2013


Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Talking About History: Race, Class and Violence: The New York Draft Riots of 1863

at St. John's University, St. John's Hall Room 309, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.
Take in a free lecture on the social and economic causes of the draft riots as well as the effects of the riots on subsequent New York history.
Category: Education, Talks


Birding Tours at Bryant Park

at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours


"Grow More Vegetables" Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Register for the "Grow More Vegetables" program and earn your green thumb.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food


Sunset and the Pink Moon

at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Take a sunset stroll along the West Pond Trail with a ranger.
Category: Tours, Waterfront, Astronomy

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Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series The Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series is an edible gardening course designed to equip community gardeners, teachers, and city…
Category: Kids

Best For

Friday, April 26, 2013


Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art


Exhibition, Benjamin Swett: New York City of Trees

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Twenty-eight color portraits of trees around the five boroughs that grow along the streets and in the parks, cemeteries, gardens, and backyards of the city.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Kids, Talks

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Yoga in the Orangerie

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
De-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun with this beginner level class.
Category: Fitness


Project Green

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of environmental projects, exhibits and performances. Groups welcome!
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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