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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 241–250 out of 474 events
from April 18, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Waterfall Hike (light)

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

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

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Jun20

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 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
Free!

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Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun21

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Tide Pool Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity and expand your knowledge of marine life as you explore the tide pools of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Saltwater Fishing

at 10th Street Walking Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun23

Puppets in the Park: 'Brier Rabbit'

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Brier Rabbit is a classic American folktale about a tricker rabbit, a sly fox, a lovable bear, and a wise turtle.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Jun24

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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