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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 769 events
from August 2, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the Verrazano Bridge and bring his show to Staten Island for some free kid-friendly entertainment.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Zabo's Circus Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment to Woodhaven, Queens.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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
Aug 8

All-American BBQ

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, a delicious buffet barbecue, and a beautiful sunset.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Seniors

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Tales of Brier Rabbit

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
"Tales of Brier Rabbit" follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Familty Camping at Pelham Bay Park

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 7/29
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. James 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, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Pier Kids

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Family Performance Festival: Butterfly Boogie

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Think bugs are gross? Think again! We’ll take you on a 3,000-mile adventure and show you why they’re actually the coolest creatures around. The musical, interactive…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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