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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 5, 2014

Apr 5

Opening Day Parade

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Brooklyn Little Leaguers as they parade through Park Slope and throw the ceremonial first pitch of the season at the Bandshell.
Category: Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 5

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The 3-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – the shearing of the heather. Learn about Heaths and Heathers, take a tour of the garden and more!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Water Conservation and Hydrant Permits

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb staff will cover simple techniques that can save you water, as well as time, in your gardens. Your garden plants will also be able to stay healthy and strong through…
Free!

Apr 5

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 5

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr 5

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!

Apr 5

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!

Apr 5

Highland Park Community Garden Opening Day

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

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Grow your own plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables and be part of a wonderful community of gardeners in your neighborhood.
Category: Education, Nature

Apr 5

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!

Apr 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

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!

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