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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 181–190 out of 1,126 events
from July 28, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Catskill Puppet Theater: Sister Rain & Brother Son

at Beach 97th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children will love this musical nature tale that features lots of audience participation. Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Registration is now open for this tournament. Pre-registration…
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Jack & The Beanstalk

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerScreen: The Big Lebowski

at Bedford Avenue and North 12 Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
SummerScreen is a free outdoor movie series that takes place on Wednesdays in July and August in McCarren Park in Williamsburg. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with food vendors and live…
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Dugan Playground, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Must See
Event
Aug 7

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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