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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 March 26, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Forest Crew Hands-on Orientation

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park all Spring, Summer and Fall...
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 1

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.
Work with Glyndor Gallery Winter Workspace artist Michael Kelly Williams to create your own printing plate by collaging original abstract designs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Apr 1

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Nature’s April Fools’

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
See some examples of camouflage, mimicry, and other adaptations in nature, then take a short walk along the Nature Center Trail in search of serendipitous surprises.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

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Apr 1

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr 1

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

Apr 1

Bronx Adaptive Sports Programming

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Sports include basketball, tennis, and track and field. Additional activities include arts and crafts and board games.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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Apr 1

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr 1

Queens Farmhouse Museum Children's Carnival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a kids' carnival in the apple orchard! Enjoy the spring weather at the farm with assorted carnival rides and children's entertainment. Midway games, hayrides, pony…

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Apr 1

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

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