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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.

Viewing 31–40 out of 17,382 events
from April 28, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Apr28

Orienteering (light)

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass on our Orienteering programs.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Meet The Artist: Matthew Jensen at Wave Hill

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

1:30 p.m.
Brooklyn-based Matthew Jensen's artistic practice investigates how public perception of landscapes affects the experience of these spaces. His Sunroom Project will showcase…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr28

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr28

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

Apr28

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

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 29, 2013

Apr29

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

Apr29

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Apr29

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

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