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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 61–70 out of 2,048 events
from March 30, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers the garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of "I Can Name 50 Trees Today!: All About Trees by Bonnie Worth", followed by arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Kids

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 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
Free!

Apr 2

Prospect Park 150th Anniversary Opening Weekend

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
On April 1 and 2, join Prospect Park Alliance to kick off the 150th anniversary celebration with a full weekend of special events and festivities.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

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
Free!

Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

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
Free!

Apr 2

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona 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
Free!

Apr 2

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Purple Martin Colony (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Protectors of Pine Oak Woods for the annual cleaning and preparation of the Purple Martin Colony at Lemon Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 2

Family Art Project: Organic Collagraph Collections

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own printing plate by collaging original abstract designs and your own organic forms made with cardboard and found synthetic and natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Stewardship Spring Planting Day

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help plant perennials (asters, lobelia, rudbeckia), native grasses, sedges, ferns, and shrubs, and learn best practices for your own gardens or planters at home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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