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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 28, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Street Tree Care Workshop

at Pleasant Village Community Garden This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 a.m.
Learn how to support our NYC Street Trees with healthy compost made locally. Participants will learn about NYC compost while assisting in the adding of healthy compost into street trees.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr29

Rat Academy

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to this free training to learn rat prevention techniques as a community.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr29

Free Trees from NYRP

at Pleasant Village Community Garden This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Giveaways
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Children's Book Writing Process

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children’s book author John Martin will address concepts such as inspiration, message, storyboarding, illustrations, and publishing options for enterprising authors.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr29

Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr29

Snug Harbor Peony Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Peonies have inspired gardeners, artists, and poets for over a thousand years. Bring your friends and get inspired with us!
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr29

Nature Exploration: Spring Blossoms (Light)

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Apr29

Discovery Walks for Families: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Highland Park Community Garden Opening Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled opening day at Highland Park's Community Garden. Enjoy workshops, music, and games.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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