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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 October 7, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr30

Garden Walk: Trees in the Designed Landscape

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Talks

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Nature Exploration: Spring Blossoms (light)

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 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, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Apr30

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring is a vibrant time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Apr30

Discover Prospect Cemetery

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prospect Cemetery is the oldest family burial ground in Queens, and one of the oldest in New York City, dating from at least 1668.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr30

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours

Apr30

Cooking Demo: Chock Full o' (Pine) Nuts

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains how these noble and ancient “nuts” (seeds, actually) get from their lofty perch atop towering pine trees to your local grocery store.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks, Seniors

Apr30

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr30

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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