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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 1,979 events
from March 30, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Hands-On History: Handkerchief Embroidery and Queens Memories

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a handkerchief like women of Rufus King’s time would have owned by using simple embroidery techniques to embellish a cotton square.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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

Best For
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!

Must See
Event
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!

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