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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 171–180 out of 704 events
from July 5, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul18

Family Camping at Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the summer. Families are chosen by lottery. To register please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 8th.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jul19

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to make children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Family Camping at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the summer. Families are chosen by lottery, to enter please register your family on Wedensday, July 8th nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 20, 2015

Jul20

Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates

at West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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