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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 411–420 out of 731 events
from August 4, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Making Magic With Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Magic Pete at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and at 4:00pm. This week, Magic Pete performs.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Workshop

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This will be a rare opportunity for audiences to see original Duncan choreography coached by dancers from Duncan's original troupes.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Making Magic With Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Magic Pete at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and at 4:00pm. This week, Magic Pete performs.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Family Camping at Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on August 12th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movie Nights: Up

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

8:20 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy the story of Carl Fredricksen, who spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and now in his 78th year he launches his…
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park: The Lost World

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and experience an adventure 65 million years in the making.
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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