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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 March 24, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Apr 1

Birding

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience bring binoculars, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr 1

Historic New York: Long Island City Parks

at Vernon Boulevard and Main Avenue (in Hallets Cove Playground)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpreting historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history.
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Apr 1

Freshwater Fishing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Ages 8 and up.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Apr 1

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr 1

Nature Exploration Hike

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr 1

Spring Nature Hike

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks. On our hikes, you can immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, April 2, 2018

Apr 2

Middle School Field Course: Woodland Ecology at Wave Hill

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Middle schoolers will spend the week immersing themselves in nature and conducting fieldwork, all while discovering the ecological importance of urban woodlands and the wildlife that rely on them.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

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