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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 September 9, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Duke Ellington's 115th Birthday Celebration

at Duke Ellington Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out an celebrate the jazz legend's birthday!
Category: Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Queens

at Corner of Utopia Pkwy & Union Tpke, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Fresh Meadows, Queens!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr27

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Apr27

Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Split Rock Hike (moderate)

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr27

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through the park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr27

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
Apr27

LaGuardia Corner Garden Workshop: Sand Casting Demo

at LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn how to sand cast a leaf and make a birdbath.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Apr28

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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