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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 151–160 out of 361 events
from August 29, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Category: Education, Festivals, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Hands-on History: Founding Fathers

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by making your own wig, listening to stories, and signing the manor's replica of that document below Rufus King's signature!
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep12

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout NYC.
Category: Kids, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Skats The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 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
Sep12

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
Sep12

Skats the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

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, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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