Free Spring Breaks in New York: An April Calendar

By Susan Russo


Macy’s Flower Show

When: April 1-4

Where: 34th Street and Seventh Avenue


Central Park Tour

When: April 4, 12-1:00pm

Where: 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue


Center Park Tour

When: April 4, 2:00-3:00pm

Where: 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenue


Center Park Tour

When: April 5, 10:00-11:30am

Where: 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenue


Center Park Tour

When: April 5, 2:00-2:45pm

Where: 61st Street and Fifth Avenue


Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

When: April 5, 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: 49th to 57th Streets on Fifth Avenue


Fort Tryon Park Garden Walking Tour

When: April 5, 1:00-2:00pm

Where: Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue


El Museo del Barrio-Super Sabado! 2015 “A, B, Cuentos!”

When: April 18, 11:00am-6:00pm (event repeats on May 16)

Where: E104th Street and Fifth Avenue


Union Square Earth Day Celebration

When: April 18, 12pm-7:00pm

Where: 14th to 17th Streets between Broadway and Park Avenue South


Central Park: 59th Street Pond Discovery Walk When: April 19, 10:00-11:30am

Where: mid-park south of Sheep Meadow – enter at 66th Street (register at Chess and Checkers House 15 minutes before start of the walk – maximum three children per parent or guardian)

Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

When: April 25 (schedule to be announced – check internet)

Where: Greenwich Street between Chambers and Hubert Streets




Poe Park Shape Up Zumba

When: 9:00-10:00am (event repeats every Saturday in April)

Where: 2640 Grand Concourse


Poe Park Arts, Crafts, & Games

When: 10:00am-12pm


Poe Park Paper Arts & Crafts

When: 2:00-3:00pm (event repeats every Saturday in April)


Poe Park Arts, Crafts, & Games with Princess for Lifetime

When: April 18, 10:00am-12pm




Prospect Park Audubon Center Bird Watching

When: 12-1:00pm (event repeats every Saturday in April)

Where: near the Lincoln Road/ Ocean Avenue entrance


Prospect Park Audubon Center Spring Break

When: 1:00pm Blooming Naturalist

3:00pm Nature on the Go

4:00pm Animal Encounter (events repeat on April 5 and 11)


Tree Giveaway Red Shed Garden

When: April 18, 10:00am-12pm

Where: Kingsland Avenue at Maspeth Avenue


Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn performances

When: April 25, 11:30am-5:00pm

Where: 4th Street and Fifth Avenue, Park Slope




Hands-on History: Roads and Rails (trains)

When: April 18, 12-3:00pm

Where: King Manor Museum – Rufus King Park at 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue