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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 29, 2017

Apr29

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr29

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, Fitness
Free!

Apr29

Highland Park Community Garden Opening Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled opening day at Highland Park's Community Garden. Enjoy workshops, music, and games.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Discovery Walks for Families: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Cooking Demo–A Tasty Tree: Cooking with Juniper

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains the origin of this evocative spice while a chef from Great Performances inspires with some freshly prepared recipes.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks
Free!

Apr29

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!

Apr29

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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