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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 11–20 out of 286 events
from September 4, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Movies in the Parks: Finding Nemo

at Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.10:00 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
Sep 4

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Movie Nights in Rockaway: Finding Nemo

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In Finding Nemo, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home after his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Family Art Project: Mattiasdottir's Outdoor Painting

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Relish the last days of summer in our annual outdoor painting project.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Family Health & Fitness Day

at Flagpole Near Recreation Center (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of fitness demonstrations, races, contests, crafts, a puppet show, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Heather Forest will share the Congolese story "Red and Blue Coat" and Peninnah Schram will share the Jewish story "Wisdom for Sale".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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