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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 21–30 out of 777 events
from June 29, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Jul 2

Summer in the Square: Swedish Cottage Marionette Show

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre have been bringing enjoyment to people through their contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics for decades.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Barefoot Dancing: Ling Tang Dance (Chinese)

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class combines traditional Indian folk and classical dance with Bhangra and contemporary movement like hip hop, jazz, Latin and belly dance.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Movies in the Parks: Pee Wee's Big Adventure

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

Summer Sports Experience

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

10:00 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

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