This Week in Parks: Mar 26, 2015 – Apr 1, 2015

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This Week in Parks:

Mar 26, 2015 – Apr 1, 2015

Citywide Highlights

Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim

Our spring lottery for free swimming classes, available for adults, kids, and toddlers, is now open!

Spring Fun Guide

Spring Fun Guide

Celebrate the new season! Find places to go and things to do this spring.

Apply to the Conservation Corps

Apply to the Conservation Corps

This paid 40-week program gives participants the opportunity to work at NYC Parks, in areas ranging from natural area restoration to legal work.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Ranger’s Choice: Gravesend Cemetery Tour 11:00 a.m. at Gravesend Cemetery, Brooklyn

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Hike through the Greenbelt 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Greenbelt Nature Center, Blood Root Valley, Staten Island

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. at 85th Street and Central Park West, Central Park, Manhattan

Scavenger Hunt Hike (light) 1:00 p.m. at Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Monday, March 30, 2015

Reopening The High Bridge: Celebration Planning Forum 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at Highbridge Green School, Bronx

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Scotland 10K Run 8:00 a.m. at West Drive near 62nd Street, Central Park, Manhattan

Ranger’s Choice: Fort Tour by Candlelight 8:00 p.m. at Fort Totten Visitor’s Center, Fort Totten Park, Queens

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Partnerships for Parks 2015 Conference 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at NYU Law, Manhattan

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Margaret Corbin Circle, Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop, Central Park, Manhattan

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct 1:00 p.m. at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway (Moderate) 11:00 a.m. at 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace, Cunningham Park, Queens

Build a Bird Feeder 1:00 p.m. at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Ride to Floyd Bennett Field: Jamaica Bay Greenway Guided Bike Tour 9:15 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Emmons Avenue and Sheepshead Bay Road, Brooklyn

Ranger’s Choice: Camping Skills Workshop 1:00 p.m. at Van Cortlandt Nature Center, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Soarin’ over Staten Island 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Wild Avenue between Beresford Avenue and West Shore Expressway Service Road, Staten Island

Historic House Tour: Behind the Dutch Doors 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, Brooklyn

Earth Day at Prospect Park 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond 2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South, Central Park, Manhattan

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir 9:00 a.m. at Vermont Place Parking Lot, Highland Park, Queens

Dachshund Spring Fiesta 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. at Washington Square Park, Washington Square Park, Manhattan

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. at 167th Street Train station, Bronx

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Arbor Festival 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

Nature Exploration: Spring Blossoms (Light) 1:00 p.m. at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Midweek Bird Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park and Lemon Creek 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Holten Ave. and Purdy Place, Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Elements Art Expo NYC 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. at Conference House Park, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Birding: Ospreys 10:00 a.m. at Fort Totten Visitor’s Center, Fort Totten Park, Queens

Sunday, May 3, 2015

TD Five Boro Bike Tour 7:30 a.m. at Franklin Street & Church Street, Manhattan

Rangers’ Choice: Nature Photography 11:00 a.m. at Willowbrook Park, Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

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