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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 41–50 out of 244 events
from November 24, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Holiday Happening

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with crafts, games, music and a surprise visitor!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Theater, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

11th Annual Family Holiday Craft Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join resident artist Kathy Trimarco as she leads a family craft workshop in which participants create pieces inspired from natural objects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Inspiring Insects with Dr. A!

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonissa Ardizzone of Storefront Science for this free workshop on incredible insects. Learn why insects are essential to many other species, including humans!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Birding: Owls

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Santa Claus Pajama Time

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Come to Van Cortlandt House Museum for Santa Claus Pajama Time on Saturday December 6th.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

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
Dec 7

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides. Families…
Category: Education, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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