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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 May 20, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr12

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
Apr12

Tavern Concerts

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Sit back and listen to some of the best folk and acoustic songwriters and musicians in the country.
Category: Concerts

Apr12

Roger That Community Garden - Fundraiser Party

at Shoestring Press, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.

Category: Nature

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Apr13

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!

Apr13

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
Apr13

Javits Playground Physics with Dr. A

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Discover the many fascinating properties of physics through fun, hands-on science, and math activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

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

Apr13

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!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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