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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 91–100 out of 690 events
from April 21, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
KEEN provides one-on-one activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Insect Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Enjoy learning about the diversity of insects which inhabit our parks. Butterflies, bees, and beetles are only a few of the critters we may be able to encounter.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Learn to Ride: Matthew P. Sapolin Playground

at Matthew P. Sapolin Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Mother's Day Weekend Garden Party

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
May 10 & 11 Treat Mom to the day out that she deserves! In fact, bring the whole family for live music, games, casual picnicking, and more-- all surrounded by the most…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Mother's Day, Food

Best For
Kids
May11

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
May11

Springtime Hike at Breezy Point

at Fort Tilden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Highlights will include dune foliage, shore birds and a surprising assortment of rocks and minerals used in the construction of the Breezy Point Jetty.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May11

Mother's Day Fun and Plant Sale at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make mom happy, visit Queens Botanical Garden! Pack a little picnic lunch or snack to enjoy in the Arboretum, pick up a treat at our Plant Sale, and kids can make special crafts for mom.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Mother's Day

Best For
Kids

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