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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 111–120 out of 303 events
from September 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep13

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 14, 2015

Sep14

Movies in the Parks: Despicable Me

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this animated movie event!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep15

Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute

at 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green spaces.
Category: Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep16

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep17

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of Randall’s Island’s Wildflower Meadow! Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate bridge—just across the river from Astoria…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece.
Category: Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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