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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 January 22, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 7, 2018

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

Apr 7

Spring Watercolor Workshop I: Flowering Trees

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

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

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Apr 7

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & NobleManhattan

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

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

Apr 7

Gallery Tour: Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats.
Category: Art, Tours

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Apr 8

Opening Weekend in Prospect Park

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an Opening Day Parade and Fair, an 1860s-style ballgame, a campfire conversation, scavenger hunt, Smorgasburg Prospect Park, and more!
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

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Apr 8

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to do some horticulture and spring cleaning at Fort Independence Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Apr 8

Spring Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Explore the gardens and woodlands with an expert on a quest to spot both resident and rare birds as they pass through on their northern journey or settle down for the season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife

Apr 8

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Volunteer

Apr 8

Family Art Project: Rock with the Rock Pigeons

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how pigeons have made urban centers home then costume yourself in handmade, fabric feathers to make silvery wings and join your flock for a rockin' pigeon sing-along.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break

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