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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 844 events
from May 24, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Gardening Workshop for Families: Tour & Vegetable Planting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour vegetable gardens and learn techniques about urban gardening and farming.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

2:00 p.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
Jun13

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 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
Jun13

The Magical Georgie Porgie

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and all-around great entertainer, Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids, Family Camping
Free!

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun14

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Bryant Park Chess Touranment

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Join aspiring grandmasters on the Fountain Terrace for a chess tournament sponsored by Tri-State Chess. The tournament is limited to school-age players only.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Family Bird Watching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family outdoors? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for its monthly family bird watching tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk through the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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