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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 79 events
from March 28, 2017 to June 24, 2017
in Queens (x)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

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

8:00 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…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Jamaica Bay Park Tree Planting

at Point Breeze Place and Baywater Court (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Jamaica Bay Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
olunteers will be cleaning the playground equipment at Moore Homestead Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 1

It's My Park at Harvard Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Harvard Playground, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Office of Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman for Spring Cleaning 2017!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 1

Queens Farmhouse Museum Children's Carnival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a kids' carnival in the apple orchard! Enjoy the spring weather at the farm with assorted carnival rides and children's entertainment. Midway games, hayrides, pony…

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr 1

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservior

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a history, engineering and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks led by guides from NYCH2O
Category: Accessible, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Hands-On History: Handkerchief Embroidery and Queens Memories

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a handkerchief like women of Rufus King’s time would have owned by using simple embroidery techniques to embellish a cotton square.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers the garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of "I Can Name 50 Trees Today!: All About Trees by Bonnie Worth", followed by arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apr 2

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Stewardship Spring Planting Day

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help plant perennials (asters, lobelia, rudbeckia), native grasses, sedges, ferns, and shrubs, and learn best practices for your own gardens or planters at home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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