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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 April 23, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Apr 6

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 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, Sports

Apr 6

Island Historical Tour South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 6

Tomato Heaven

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn hands-on how to successfully start your own tomato plants from seeds. We’ll have some special varieties on hand.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Apr 6

Vertical Gardening 1: Living Walls

at East Side Outside Community Garden, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this vertical gardening series, you will learn how to make your own living wall pouch to install on your garden fence, wall, or structure.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Apr 6

Artist Talk with Zane York

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lifes and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in "Nature Morte".
Category: Education, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, April 7, 2017

Apr 7

Exhibition - Zane York: Nature Morte

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lives and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in Nature Morte.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr 7

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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