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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 25, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr29

Kids Week Staten Island: Meet the Critters at Blue Heron

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the adaptations and behavior for many types of different animals you can find in NYC's parks.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

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 Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites in the living collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Apr29

Stewardship Day

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate Arbor Day by volunteering! Become a Greenbelt steward by learning to maintain and beautify the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr29

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.
Category: Sports
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: History, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr29

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Pop Up Aquarium!

at John J Carty Park, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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