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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 731 events
from August 22, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Back To School

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, music, fitness activities and more! School supplies and health & safety information will be given out to all…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Staten Island Beach Fest: Flareplay Video Gaming Truck by the Beach

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Flareplay brings the videogaming fun outdoors. Join other gamers at Midland Beach Splash Plaza and check out Flareplay's outdoor gaming station.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Seining

at 165th Street and 99th Avenue

1:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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