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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 473 events
from April 16, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 10, 2014

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

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
May11

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May15

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May15

Nature on the Go!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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