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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 26, 2014

Apr26

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr26

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Shape Up NYC at Street Games: Low Impact Aerobics

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

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Shape up at Street Games! This low impact, moderate heart-pumping workout combines strength and toning exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr26

Talking about History - Rufus King's Reading in London: Using the History of Rome to Understand the French Revolution

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In this lecture, David J. Gary, Yale University, shows how an examination of King's notebooks allows us to understand King’s fears, anxieties, and challenges.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr27

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
Apr27

Antique Garden Furniture Fair: Antiques for the Garden and the Garden Room

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The Antique Garden Furniture Fair returns to The New York Botanical Garden with an expansive collection of ornament, decorative art, and timeless furniture for the home and garden.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors

Apr27

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Apr27

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fort Tryon Park Friends Committee

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Need volunteer hours for school or work? Want to help out in your neighborhood? Fort Tryon Park welcomes you! Help prep the park for spring and summer by assisting the Fort Tryon Park…
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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