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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 April 17, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apr17

Learn To Draw

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr17

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Insect Exploration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.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

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr17

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr17

Nature at Night

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
From fluttering bats and moths to calling frogs and more, hike along the edge of the wetlands in search of wildlife.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr17

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness

Friday, April 18, 2014

Apr18

Doors To The Bronx Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
An art exhibition comprised of paintings made by Bronx artist, Danilo Peguero. This exhibition is a celebration of the Bronx's rich architectural history. The show features some of…
Category: Art
Free!

Apr18

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!

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