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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 311–320 out of 727 events
from July 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Wayne "Superius" Garland: Magician, Ventriloquist, Comedian

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will love this magical presentation starring Wayne "Superius" Garland, the original Hip Hop magician, ventriloquist, and comedian.
Category: Education, Kids, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling

at Martin Luther King Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground ), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Alice in Wonderland

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist, presented by Patty Cake Theatre.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Build strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence by learning the unique Brazilian art form known as Capoeira!
Category: Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Movies in the Parks: A League of Their Own

at Dyker Beach 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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners

at Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 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
Jul30

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids

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