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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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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Apr 7

Local History: Stories behind the Street Names

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about people who have towns, streets, schools, and parks named for them.
Category: History
Free!

Apr 7

Nature's Workshop: Seashore Nature Art

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 7

Historic New York: The Little Red Lighthouse

at Plaza Lafayette (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse".
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Terrarium Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Design and plant a fanciful miniature landscape in a glass container with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for home or office.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr 7

It's My Park at Rainbow Playground

at Rainbow Playground, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with PC Relationship to beautify Rainbow Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 7

East 43rd Street Community Garden Opening

at E. 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join East 43rd Street Community Garden for their Garden Opening. The garden is recruiting young people, adults and senior adults to maintain a place where our community grows food and relationships.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Nature Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for Nature's Workshop series. All supplies are provided. Registration is required for this program. Registration opens on March 28.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Apr 7

Spring Watercolor Workshop I: Flowering Trees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes,learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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