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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 31–40 out of 462 events
from October 1, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Native Plant Share with the Butterfly Project

at P.S. 154X

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Butterfly Project NYC, Bronx Green-Up, The New York Botanical Garden, and Grow To Learn NYC in a workshop and native plant giveaway targeted to increasing the number of useful…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

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
Oct 4

Co-Ed Basketball Clinic

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
It's not just shooting hoops! This high-energy, interactive clinic provides youth with an opportunity to learn and enhance their skills in the game of basketbal1.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Fall Intramural Basketball Tournament

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For basketball clinic participants only, this free tournament will offer kids an opportunity to compete for trophies and enjoy the park. Clinics are held every Saturday from April to…
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: All About Honeybees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Solar Observation and Arts & Crafts for Kids

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will get to peer at the sun, through a special solar telescope. Participants will engage in a discussion about general astronomy, followed by an arts/crafts…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Shadow Puppet Show with Midnight Radio

at Heckscher Children’s Garden, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magical evening of shadow, light, and fairy tale. Midnight Radio Show invites you to an all-ages puppet show in the garden!
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

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
Oct 5

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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