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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 868 events
from May 30, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun21

Summer Solstice Celebration at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to Socrates’ Solstice festival to welcome the summer and celebrate the longest day of the year! Be creative in Solstice art-making workshops…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun23

Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:30 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
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
Jun23

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 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

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Jun24

Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your little one to yoga class for kids, ages 2 to 7, with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

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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