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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 261–270 out of 726 events
from April 17, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Friday, June 6, 2014

Jun 6

Animal Encounter

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Adapted Aquatics

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Practice your swimming skills in this adaptive swim program for people with disabilities!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Movie in Crocheron Park: "Brave"

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Princess Merida, determined to make her own path defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Category: Accessible, Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Event
Jun 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Entrance to the Ravine, downhill from the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
KEEN provides one-on-one activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse Open House

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The story of the lighthouse in Fort Washington Park was popularized by the children's book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: GlobeSonic Sound System Dance Party

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join hundreds of revelers of all-ages at the 10th year celebration of the GlobeSonic on the Hudson open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Family Camping

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Event

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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