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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 September 12, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr30

Family Day at Amersfort Park

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams for a fun-filled Family Day at Amersfort Park! DJ, carnival games, and other great family activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using fun games and experiments, join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr30

Fort Greene Park Tree Trail Tours

at Dekalb Avenue and South Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Tours are half-hour long and will take place at 11:00 a.m., noon, 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr30

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr30

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and up are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hard hats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr30

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr30

Compost Giveaway

at 127 Street Farm Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Harlem Grown is teaming up with the NYC Compost Project to bring free compost and fun events to Harlem!
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr30

College Expo 2016

at St. John's Recreation Center

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet representatives from CUNY, SUNY, private universities, and more at this exciting event. Get information on financial aid, flexible class schedules, and graduate and undergraduate programs.
Category: Education
Free!

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