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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 27, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 27, 2013


Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Gardening Basics Workshop Series

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of organic vegetable gardening
Category: Education



at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass on our Orienteering programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Sports, Waterfront

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"The Proper Cut" Pruning Demonstration at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Even healthy trees and shrubs may require occasional pruning. Join students from Wave Hill's Forest Project as they discuss tool selection and demonstrate proper cutting…
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Best Trees for the Small Garden at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spring walk around Wave Hill as a garden interpreter highlights some great trees suitably scaled to the smaller garden.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Gallery Tours at Wave Hill

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

2:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of Wave Hill's spring exhibition, Drawn to Nature.
Category: Nature, Art


History In Your Hands: Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Our farm plots are almost ready for spring planting. We need your help to rotate and sift our compost, then spread it in the plots to enrich the soil.
Category: Nature, Kids

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Voices/Voces Theater Performance

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Upper Manhattan teens join with the People's Theatre Project and Seven Stories Institute for the culminating performance of their VOICES/VOCES program.
Category: Education, Kids, Theater

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The Old Stone House celebrates Classical Music with The Janus Trio

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn-based janus was formed in 2002 with the goal of creating and presenting new repertoire for the trio through commissioning projects and works-in-process collaborations.
Category: Concerts

Sunday, April 28, 2013


Volunteer Opportunity - High Rock Challenge Adventure Race

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:00 a.m.
Join the Greenbelt staff and assist with race set up, food distribution and manning the challenge tables along the race route.
Category: Volunteer

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