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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 29, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Jackie Robinson Park

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr29

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean playground equipment at Col. Young Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the playground with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

Marine Park Tree Planting

at Seba Avenue Skate Park (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: Registration for this event is full.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr29

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City – no experience necessary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Apr29

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Forest Park Greenhouse (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For only one day every year, the Queens Greenhouse opens its doors to give New Yorkers a sneak peek inside.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Apr29

2017 High Rock Challenge

at Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
During the High Rock Challenge, two-member teams run together along Greenbelt trails competing in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the 10K course.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer

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Apr29

It's My Park at Catharine Turner Richardson Park

at Catharine Turner Richardson Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Douglaston Garden Club to clean up and plant at Catharine Turner Richardson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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Apr29

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!

Apr29

The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Event
Apr29

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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