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National Park Events

April 2014

2

WED

Manhattan

Tenement Talks: I Learn America
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Museum Shop, 103 Orchard Street
6:30pm

3

THU

Westchester

Owner of the Marble Quarries
St. Paul's Church
7-8:30pm

4

FRI

Brooklyn

Stargazing
Floyd Bennett Field
Community Garden
8-10pm

5

SAT

Brooklyn

Origami Flowers for Spring with Ayala Jonas
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
2pm

9

WED

Manhattan

Tenement Talks: Emma Goldman's Legacy
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Museum Shop, 103 Orchard Street
6:30pm

12

SAT

Monmouth County

Battery Gunnison Restoration Work Day
Sandy Hook
Gunnison Beach Plaza
12-5pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Companion Planting with Adriann Musson
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
2pm

13

SUN

Monmouth County

Spring Bird Walk
Sandy Hook
Spermaceti Cove Parking Lot
10am-12pm

 

 

Queens

Spring Words and Origami
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
2-3:30pm

 

 

Westchester

Aronson Memorial Lecture
St. Paul's Church
2-4pm

16

WED

Brooklyn

Flights of Discovery
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
1-2pm

17

THU

Queens

Yoga in the Park
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Meet outside Visitor Center
10-10:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Get in the Scrap! WWII Recycling
Floyd Bennett Field
Golden Age Discovery Zone at Ryan Visitor Center
1-2pm

18

FRI

Westchester

Church Tower Walk
St. Paul's Church
3-4pm

19

SAT

Monmouth County

Surf Fishing Clinic
Sandy Hook
Building 18
8am

21

MON

Manhattan

Tenement Talks: After They Closed the Gates
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Museum Shop, 103 Orchard Street
6:30pm

20

SUN

Brooklyn

North Forty Natural Area Hike
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
10:30am-12:30pm

22

TUE

Queens

Volunteer in the Park on Earth Day
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Multiple locations in Queens and Brooklyn
10am-2pm

 

 

Staten Island

Celebrate National Park Week & Earth Day
South Beach Library
21-25 Robin Road
3:30-4:30pm

 

 

Staten Island

Celebrate National Park Week & Earth Day
Huguenot Library
830 Huguenot Avenue
3:30-4:30pm

25

FRI

Monmouth County

Arbor Day, Trees of Sandy Hook Walk
Sandy Hook
Building 18
2-4pm

26

SAT

Monmouth County

Clean Ocean Action's Spring Beach Sweep
Sandy Hook
Parking Lot D
9am-12:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Boy Scout Oceanography Merit Badge Program
Sandy Hook
NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Building 22
9am-2pm

 

 

Queens

Bike and Hike Fort Tilden
Jacob Riis Park to Fort Tilden
Meet at Boardwalk & Beach 169th Street
10am-12pm

 

 

Queens

NYC Audubon Spring Migration Bird Walk
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10am-1pm

 

 

Queens

Celebrate Earth Day in Jamaica Bay!
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Ryan Visitor Center
10am-3pm

 

 

Brooklyn

What color are your nutrients? with Adriann Musson
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
2pm

27

SUN

Manhattan

Ulysses S. Grant's Birthday Anniversary
General Grant Memorial
11am-12pm

 

 

Staten Island

Celebrate the 44th Anniversary of Earth Day
Great Kills Park
1-2:30pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Garden Signs with Susan Berman
Floyd Bennett Field
Community Garden North Gazebo (weather permitting) or Ryan Visitor Center
2pm

 

 

Queens

Junior Ranger Day Nature Hike
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
2-3:30pm

28

MON

Manhattan

Tenement Talks: How the Other Half Lives
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Museum Shop, 103 Orchard Street
6:30pm

 

 

Brooklyn

The Prepared Paddler
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
6:30-8pm

 
Featured Events
13
Spring Bird Walk
Look for returning ospreys, herons, egrets and other migrants with the Monmouth County Audubon Society at Sandy Hook.

Left: Sandy Hook Lighthouse. Right: Cover of Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart.
22, 26
Celebrate Earth Day
Show your love for Jamaica Bay and the planet! Participate in a beach cleanup, planting or ecology walk at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
27
U.S. Grant's Birthday
See a member of the Grant family, presentation of the colors, wreath laying, and rifle salute in honor of our 18th president at General Grant Memorial.
Most of the New York Harbor parks have returned to normal operating hours but please call and confirm events are occurring as scheduled.

National parks are closed on federal holidays, with exceptions noted on the calendar.