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NYC Events in Our Parks : Apr 19, 2016 – Apr 25, 2016

NYC Events in Our Parks

Apr 19, 2016 – Apr 25, 2016

As furnished by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

NYC Parks Dept-aaaCitywide Highlights

Arsenal Gallery Opening: Chroma Botanica

Join us on April 27 for our next Arsenal Gallery Exhibition, featuring the work of Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman, who use natural plant pigments in their art to explore the complex relationship between people and plants.

Queens Greenhouse Open House

Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to tour NYC Parks’ greenhouse on Sat. April 30. Check out tens of thousands of flowers, and see how spring is made!

Shakespeare’s Sonnet Slam

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, remember him in Central Park with a live reading of each of his 154 sonnets on Fri. April 22.

Cherry Blossom Festivals

Find out about upcoming cherry blossom festivals around NYC this spring.

On Display: Dee Briggs in Foley Square

See Dee Briggs’ new public work at Foley Square, which symbolize the intersection of math, architecture, and public art. On display through March 2017.

Pop-Up Gallery: Visual Pollution

Visit Brooklyn’s McCarren Play Center April 29-May 1 for a pop-up gallery show based upon street art inspired by altered subway ads.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Exhibition – Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration 9:00 a.m.–5:00 a.m. at Arsenal, Central Park, Manhattan

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Ink Blots:The Power of Imagination 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at St. James Recreation Center, St. James Park, Bronx

CANCELLED: Paint it Up 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Neighborhood Narratives: Oral History Storytelling Project 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Le Petit Art 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Wave Hill Gallery Tour 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Exhibition – Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration 9:00 a.m.–5:00 a.m. at Arsenal, Central Park, Manhattan

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Ink Blots:The Power of Imagination 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at St. James Recreation Center, St. James Park, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Belvedere Castle, Central Park, Manhattan

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Exhibition – Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration 9:00 a.m.–5:00 a.m. at Arsenal, Central Park, Manhattan

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Ink Blots:The Power of Imagination 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at St. James Recreation Center, St. James Park, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Manhattan

Neighborhood Narratives: Oral History Storytelling Project 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

14th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Reading Room, Bryant Park, Manhattan

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at Merchant’s House Museum, Merchant’s House Museum, Manhattan

Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Put A Poem in Your Pocket Open Mic 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. at Japanese Society, Manhattan

Curators’ Talk: Fashion and Femininity in Gilded Age America 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Friday, April 22, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Ink Blots:The Power of Imagination 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at St. James Recreation Center, St. James Park, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop, Central Park, Manhattan

Seed Starting/ Earth Day Farm Communion 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

Shakespeare Birthday Bash and Deaths of Shakespeare 12:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. at Fountain Terrace, Bryant Park, Manhattan

6th Annual Shakespeare’s Birthday Sonnet Slam 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, Manhattan

Women’s History Month: Seasonal Arts & Crafts 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Randall’s Island Historical Tour (North) 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at Randall’s Island Connector, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Historical Tour – Randall’s Island North 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at Randall’s Island Connector, Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

The Bronx during the Ice Age: A Prehistoric Stroll Through Pelham Bay Park 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Pelham Bay Park Train Station, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, Manhattan

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Gate, Central Park, Manhattan

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Pavilion & Astral Fountain, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Playwriting for Adults 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Culture Shock 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. at High Line, The High Line, Manhattan

Landscape of the Lenape: Park Walk 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Conference House Museum, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Will Eisner’s ‘The Spirit’ Closing Reception 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert in the Park 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Al Oerter Recreation Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Wave Hill Gallery Tour 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Family Art Project: Stories and Symbols in Clay Masks 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Wave Hill House, Wave Hill, Bronx

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Manhattan

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 12:00 p.m.–4:00 a.m. at Alice Austen House Museum, Alice Austen Park, Staten Island

Are You Ready to Bring It?: Children’s Dance Battle 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

23rd Annual Earthfest Celebration 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Playground for All Children, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

Monday, April 25, 2016

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop, Central Park, Manhattan

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Will Eisner “The Spirit” Retrospective Exhibition 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Conference House Park Visitor Center, Conference House Park, Staten Island

Neighborhood Narrartives: Oral History Storytelling Project 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Le Petit Art 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. at Poe Park Visitor Center, Poe Park, Bronx

Gallery Tour 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. at Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. at Kingsland Homestead, Margaret I. Carman Green – Weeping Beech, Queens

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