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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 29, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Jamaica Bay Park Tree Planting

at Point Breeze Place and Baywater Court (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Jamaica Bay Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Apr 1

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Apr 1

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Apr 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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

It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
olunteers will be cleaning the playground equipment at Moore Homestead Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
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!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Sumner Playground

at Sumner Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with M.O.V.E Inc to clean up debris at Sumner Playground before it goes under construction.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 1

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area - Spring Cleaning!

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be cleaning play equipment near Red Hook Recreation Area. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 1

It's My Park at Eleanor Roosevelt Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Park House (in Eleanor Roosevelt Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Eleanor Roosevelt Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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