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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 829 events
from July 30, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

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
Aug 7

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected through lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on July 28th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: How To Train Your Dragon 2

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStarz free family movies on Friday nights at WNYC Transmitter Park features How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Movies in the Parks: The Boxtrolls

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this animated movie event!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Summer Streets

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 a.m.4:00 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
Aug 8

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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 8

Isadora Duncan Children's Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Skip, run, jump and dance with The Isadora Duncan Dance Company during their free children's classes this summer every Tuesday and Saturday at 10 a.m.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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.
Navida Stein will share "The Magic Fish" by the Brothers Grimm and Julie Della Torre will share "Hans Clodhopper" by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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