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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.

Viewing 61–70 out of 6,130 events
from April 23, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Volunteer for the High Rock Challenge Race

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

7:00 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments and directing runners with challenges.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Run for the Wild 2014

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Con Edison presents the 6th annual WCS Run for the Wild 5K run and family fun run/walk. This year’s run/walk is dedicated to saving elephants by raising funds to…

Apr26

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Apr26

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx Parks.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr26

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr26

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!

Apr26

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Apr26

High Rock Challenge 2014

at The Greenbelt, Staten Island

8:00 a.m.
The High Rock Challenge Adventure Race is held in memory of NYPD Officer John Kelly. Two-member teams must run together at all times and compete in mystery mystery events,…
Category: Sports

Apr26

20th Parkinson’s Unity Walk

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a gentle 1.4-mile Walk around Central Park and help raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s disease research.
Free!

Apr26

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for new forest trees during our Spring Stewardship Day at Conference House Park in Staten Island!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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