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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 81–90 out of 620 events
from May 5, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the fest welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Food, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the seasonal opening of Riverside Skate Park at 108th Street with an open skate, girls all-level learn to ride, board decorating, and a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Want to learn more about food chains and food webs and how owls survive in the parks? Join Dr. A for a dissection of owl pellets and see what you discover.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held indoors. Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Movies Under the Stars: Up

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to South America.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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