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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 151–160 out of 1,172 events
from July 25, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Comic Drawing Class by Ivan Velez

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics to create your own comic book. This workshop is appropriate for all ages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Staten Island Beach Fest: DJ DAN spinning hits for the kids of Staten Island

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join DJ DAN of Get Down Entertainment as he spins hits and entertains kids with cool giveaways on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn.
Category: Dance, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park, Bronx

1:30 p.m.
Short canoe trips for beginners and families.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

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

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy reggae, disco, soulful house and more!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 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
Aug 2

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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