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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 11–20 out of 731 events
from July 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Independence Day Celebration

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's an old-fashioned, patriotic celebration of the classic American holiday. Get your hand-churned ice cream and a pie-full of traditional fun!
Category: Education, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, Fourth of July, Food

Must See
Event
Jul 4

Independence Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: History, Kids, Fourth of July

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

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
Jul 4

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
Jul 4

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather around Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Skats the Clown

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone. Combining…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

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, June 24th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Coney Island's 2nd Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Celebrate Fourth of July at Coney Island Boardwalk! Enjoy the fireworks display over the beach.
Category: Kids, Fourth of July, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

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