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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 471–480 out of 711 events
from July 5, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

Storytime on the Terrace

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy storytime under the trees, complete with fresh air and a gentle breeze.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Megan Hicks will share "The Goblin and the Grocer" by H.C. Andersen and Regina Ress will share the Haitian story "Tippingee".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us at the Conference House Visitor Center to make nature-inspired arts and crafts to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC Kite Flying Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and fly a kite at this fun festival for all ages! Kite-making kits will be provided for children.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

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
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson and GRO Girls Skate Days

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson partners with GRO (Girls Riders Organization) for a monthly informal jam session for gilr riders in Riverside Skate Park at 108.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

The Uni Project at Lyons Square Playground

at Lyons Square Playground, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
These reading rooms feature a collection of high-quality browsable books and activities, and are staffed by dedicated volunteers who engage children, families, and passersby in reading.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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