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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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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Apr 9

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
Apr 9

Family Photography Scavenger Hunt

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

It's My Park at Bronx Park East and Pelham Parkway North - Spring Cleaning!

at Basketball Courts at Waring Playground (in Bronx Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will do spring cleaning at Bronx Park East and Pelham Parkway North. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month

Apr 9

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of What Does Bunny See? by Linda Sue Park, followed by arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

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 time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 9

Nature Program: The Incredible Journey of the American Eel

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear how scientists, students and community volunteers are working together to gather vital information about local eel populations by catching, counting, and releasing thousands of tiny “glass eels”.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Apr10

Exhibition - Zane York: Nature Morte

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lives and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in Nature Morte.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr10

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birding

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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