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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 341–350 out of 1,247 events
from July 22, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

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
Aug 8

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
Aug 8

Water Festival

at B. 32 Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled kids day! There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Category: Kids
Free!

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Event
Aug 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Ladybugs!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Party Game Social

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Army National Guard Band

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn 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

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