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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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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr30

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr30

Queens Parks Trails Club - Trail Maintenance 101

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Be a part of the first Queens Parks Trails Club and help with maintenance and restoration projects on select hiking trails in Queens Parks.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

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Apr30

It's My Park at Playground 62

at Playground Sixty Two (in Playground Sixty Two LXII), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Boon Church of Overseas Chinese Mission to clean up Playground 62.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

2016 High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The High Rock Challenge is New York City's longest running obstacle race.
Category: Sports

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Apr30

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr30

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at City Island Circle (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr30

Queens Greenhouse Open House

at Queens Greenhouse & Nursery (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see where NYC Parks' flowers come from.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Apr30

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to paint, plant, and a general clean-up at Red Hook Recreation Area. We look forward to cleaning the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

It's My Park at McDonald Playground

at McDonald Park House (in Austin J. McDonald Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Forest Avenue Business Improvement District to beautify McDonald Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr30

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

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