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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 1–10 out of 287 events
from April 23, 2018 to December 1, 2018
in Queens (x)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Wheelchair Basketball hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Spring Lawn Care Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our holistic Spring Lawn Care workshop offers a refresher on maintaining your lawn year-round, with a focus on what needs to be done in spring.
Category: Education

Saturday, April 28, 2018


Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave and welcome them back to Forest Park!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Must See

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Forest Park Greenhouse (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For only one day every year, the Queens Greenhouse opens its doors to give New Yorkers a sneak peek inside.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See

It's My Park at Udall's Park Preserve

at Parking Lot on Sandhill Road (in Udall's Park Preserve), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Udall's Cove Preservation Committee to complete a shoreline cleanup project at Udalls Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

at Catharine Turner Richardson Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to plant, clean up, and remove leaves at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Celebrate Arbor Day

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking


Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight in this nature walk with NYC Audubon.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Sunday, April 29, 2018


Bike Helmet Distribution and Fitting

at Farm Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us at Farm Playground to receive a free bicycle helmet and have it fit for you on-site.
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride

Best For

Arbor Fest

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
It’s a fun-filled celebration of trees and the environment at QBG’s Arbor Fest! Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, such as: BEER & WINE GARDEN • LAWN…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Seniors

Must See

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