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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.

Viewing 10,941–10,950 out of 16,392 events
from January 27, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Friday, April 27, 2018

Apr27

8th Annual Shakespeare’s Birthday Sonnet Slam

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come hear all 154 Sonnets spoken by 154 readers of all ages and abilities.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Garden Walk: Notable Trees of Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Wander through the gardens on this special walk with Senior Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites from the living collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr27

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr27

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!

Apr27

Teen Game Night

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join us for brain games, chess, checkers, board games, giant games, Nok Hockey, refreshments and open play basketball scrimmages. All teens are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

Volunteer at the High Rock Challenge 10K Race

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist at challenges, direct runners, and help distribute water and food.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr28

Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood ReservoirQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave and welcome them back to Forest Park!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr28

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park House (in Linden Park)Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with BRITE LEADERSHIP COALITION to beautify Linden Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr28

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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