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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

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apr17

Insect Exploration

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. Experience history, wildlife, birds, bugs, and more.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Insect Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. Experience history, wildlife, birds, bugs, and more.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Culinary Kids Food Festival

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

10:00 a.m.
Join us for a family-friendly, week-long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr17

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

Apr17

Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water. You may experience yourself drifting in and out of sleep during the gentle and quiet…
Free!

Apr17

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
Apr17

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
Apr17

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Workout

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Class will provide a total body workout, with strengthening exercises and light weight lifting. Most of the class is done seated.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

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