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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 251–260 out of 745 events
from June 30, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

Water Festival

at Beach 108th Street (in Seaside Playground), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Category: Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

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
Jul22

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling

at Mae Grant Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Tales of Brer Rabbit

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a modern twist on an American folk tale about trickster Brer Rabbit whose pals set out to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget!
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Movie Night: Annie

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Michaelis-bayswater Park (in Bayswater Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Category: Accessible, Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul23

Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners

at Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.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
Jul23

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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