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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 221–230 out of 839 events
from May 27, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Summer Solstice Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make ice cream the old-fashioned way, make sun-inspired craft, and play historic games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Waterfall Hike (light)

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This will be a light exploration through Prospect Park to see the natural areas and waterfalls.
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Community Conversations for Kids: Environmental Stewardship

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Queens Historical Society's very own Karyn Balan will be guiding the children and their family members through Jeanette Winter’s book, Wangari’s Trees of Peace, followed by a discussion and activity.
Category: Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Omar Olusion's Magic Show

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
During each show, Omar asks for volunteers to help him perform various magic tricks. His unique mix of creativity, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

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
Jun20

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
Jun20

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
Jun20

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens 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!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun21

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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