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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 11–20 out of 347 events
from August 4, 2015 to December 31, 2016
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Crochet Beginners Class for Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Students will learn the basics of crochet: proper crochet technique, reading patterns, how to measure gauge, selection of yarn & hooks, abbreviations for crochet terms, and…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Fantastic Friday: Make a Hummingbird Feeder

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Search for these colorful fast flyers, then make a hummingbird feeder to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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 7

Family Summer Fun at Conference House Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take a break from the pool and spend time at the park. Enjoy arts, crafts, games, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Family Art Project: Sounds Of Nature

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
What are nature’s rhythms? What do they sound like when they are not in sync? Make a simple drum or a wind chime and get in tune with Bronx based musical troupe ¡Retumba!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Aug 8

Children's Instrument-Making Workshop

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a children's instrument making class followed by family-friendly music with Hank Coyote.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Stories & Crafts

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy fun read-alouds with Claudette Richards, followed by related crafts with Artist Corinne Innis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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
Aug 8

Workshop: Natural Dyeing

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to take the otherwise inedible plants in your garden and dye various fibers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

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