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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 620 events
from May 5, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Hands on History: Musical Instruments

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Show off your musical skills and create an instrument out of recycled materials in our drop-in workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

The Grand Concourse Historic District – Art Deco Delights

at E.167th Street and the Grand Concourse, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx’s noted designated historic districts – the Grand Concourse.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May 7

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Storefront Science: Urban Naturalist

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the park’s trees and wildlife through enriching games that highlight plant identification and animal behaviors.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Kids Learn to Ride a Bike with Bike NY

at 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This class is open to children ages 5 - 13. Each participant must attend with a legal guardian.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Movies Under The Stars: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us! Movie begins at dusk.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Ranger's Choice: Woodland Fairy House Walk

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In folklore, the woodland fairies awaken the forest and bring about spring. We'll observe the fanciful plants and animals which inhabit the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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