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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 712 events
from August 23, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Bellevue South Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

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

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

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
Aug24

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
Aug24

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
Aug24

Family Performance Festival: Story Laurie

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Groove in the glade as Story Laurie weaves wondrous tales and sings witty songs.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

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
Aug24

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

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