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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 February 13, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Friday, April 6, 2018

Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Raptors

at Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
School is out! Get outside and get excited. Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers!
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife

Best For
Apr 6

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about insects and search for the six-legged critters under rocks and logs.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week

Best For
Apr 6

Kids Week Staten Island: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is a beginner's guide to archery, and archery equipment is provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, School Break, Kids Week

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Apr 6

Spring Break Activities for Kids!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Children can get their hands dirty as they sift and search through our Exploration Station.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr 6

Seasonal Jewelry Making Workshop

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come create spring-inspired jewelry using both crafted and upcycled materials. Participants will learn introductory jewelry-making techniques and create easy-to-love pieces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors

Apr 6

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Apr 7

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. All of our…
Category: Fitness

Apr 7

Powell's Cove Park Tree Planting

at Powell's Cove Park at 133 Place (in Powell's Cove Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Powell's Cove Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer

Apr 7

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.
Category: Dance, Fitness

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