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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 11 events
from March 4, 2015 to October 18, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

Spring Egg-stravaganza!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for "egg-xellent" fun for the family!
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids, Easter

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Apr15

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: The Beginning of Our Universe

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Although our observable Universe is almost 14 billion years old, the basis for much of what we see today was laid in the first 400,000 years. In fact, the first tenth of the first…
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Talks
Free!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Arbor Festival

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Arbor Festival Sunday, April 26, 11am to 6pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission (extra fee for certain activities) It’s a fun-filled day at QBG’s Arbor Festival. Come enjoy a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Elements Art Expo NYC

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The art scholar and novice alike will delight in finding art along the trails, by the shore and on the open green of the park, in the large tent as well as the Conference House.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

May10

Japan 4M Run and Festival

at East Drive near East 68th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.
Celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture at this four-mile race in Central Park, now in its ninth year. The race and accompanying kids' races are part of Japan…
Category: Festivals, Fitness

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Event

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun23

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival with free al fresco concerts in the Square! Tuesday, June 23, 8pm André Caplet:…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

Water Festival

at Beach 108th Street (in Seaside Playground), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Category: Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug14

Water Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

5th Annual Honey Festival

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn about and taste honey from NYC and beyond with kids' activities, bee-keeping demos, a marketplace of bee-related products, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Markets
Free!

Best For
Kids

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