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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 61–70 out of 1,227 events
from July 24, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul26

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 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
Jul26

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx 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

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul27

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
Jul27

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Event
Jul27

Family Art Project: Fancy Fireflies

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
SUN, JULY 27 Explore the exhibition of photographs by Gregory Crewdson in the Glyndor Gallery. Make a tiny, sparkly firefly to hang on a found stick to light your way…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

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

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