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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 338 events
from August 31, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Back to School Festival

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beat the stress of returning to school with an afternoon of fun activities including games, rides, craft projects, and free giveaways.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

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
Sep 5

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location, St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Skats The Clown 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.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Omar’s Summer Send-Off at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

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

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