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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 121–130 out of 326 events
from October 23, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Wilderness Survival

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

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your…
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

La Plaza Cultural: Day of the Dead

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

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

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

High Rock History Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go back in time with Greenbelt educators to learn about some of the natural and cultural history of High Rock and the surrounding area during this moderate one-hour hike.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Dyckman in Miniature

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On view for a limited time, a fantastical model of the historic site built by Don Rice out of LEGO® bricks. Over 3,000 pieces were used to create a fabulous scene of the farmhouse.
Category: Art, History, Kids

Best For
Kids

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