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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 12,541–12,550 out of 13,886 events
from May 18, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Apr 5

Kids Week Manhattan: Insect Exploration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities. You never know what you may observe on these bug exploration hikes.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

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Apr 5

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk through Fort Totten Park and learn about the different birds that live in the park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife

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Apr 5

Kids Week Staten Island: Sensory Perception Hike

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale 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 while you learn orienteering skills and explore our city's urban forests.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife

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Apr 5

2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Train with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr 5

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

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Apr 5

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

Apr 5

Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art

Apr 5

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, Sports

Apr 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Paula Hampton

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for live jazz with Paula Hampton, swinging drummer, bandleader and from one of the great jazz families!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Women's History Month, Seniors

Friday, April 6, 2018

Apr 6

Middle School Field Course: Woodland Ecology at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx 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

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