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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 1–10 out of 31 events
from March 27, 2018 (x) to April 6, 2018
in Kids Week (x) category

Monday, April 2, 2018

Apr 2

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at 21st Street and 29th Avenue (in Van Alst Playground), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about insects and search for the six-legged critters under rocks and logs.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass.The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Kids Week Brooklyn: Insect Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You never know what you may observe on these bug exploration hikes lead by the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Gain a new appreciation for these misunderstood creatures. Find out how reptiles and amphibians play an important role in our local ecosystem.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a fun afternoon of games and a little history about Native American games.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Kids Week Staten Island: Developing an Eye for Nature

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this fun activity that will teach you how to find the hidden gems of our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Apr 3

Kids Week Queens: Ranger Games

at Hoyt Avenue North and 19th Street

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature games.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 3

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 3

Kids Week Brooklyn: Sea Shore Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with fun learning activities
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 3

Kids Week Brooklyn: Fort Greene History and Colonial Games

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the traditions, dress, and games of the colonial people and Native Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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