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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 11–20 out of 447 events
from March 29, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, April 1, 2017

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

Prospect Park 150th Anniversary Opening Weekend

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
On April 1 and 2, join Prospect Park Alliance to kick off the 150th anniversary celebration with a full weekend of special events and festivities.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 2

Family Art Project: Organic Collagraph Collections

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own printing plate by collaging original abstract designs and your own organic forms made with cardboard and found synthetic and natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Nature Scavenger Hunt Hike

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this family-friendly scavenger hunt with the Urban Park Rangers, we'll explore the hidden treasures of Kissena Park.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Family Nature Hike (light)

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a family hike through Central Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Greenbelt Summer Camp Open House at High Rock Park

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Has cabin fever set in? If so, join the Greenbelt Educators for a preview of your child's summer camp experience.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 2

Wildlife Puppet Show

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come and watch the Urban Park Rangers perform Native American folklore stories, as well as some original Ranger stories!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 3, 2017

Apr 3

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Apr 4

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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