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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 1–10 out of 364 events
from July 30, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul30

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Music Making

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Listen and learn about music children played in colonial times. Make your own instrument to take home! For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Colleen Siuzdak.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul30

Art for Us Adaptive Art Program

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructional art program for people with disabilities to interact, socialize and express themselves through art. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul31

Finger Knitting

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to knit a scarf using only your fingers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul31

EcoCrafts

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Six-Legged Wonders

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

2:00 p.m.
First, we will learn what makes an insect and insect. Next, we will go outside on a short walk in search of insects. Finally, we will create our very own insect to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 2

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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