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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 21–30 out of 360 events
from July 29, 2015 to December 31, 2016
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Painting for Kids

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

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, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling

at Cherry Tree Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Kidville - Story Time Art Class

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Young children are free to smear, splatter and otherwise explore artistic possibilities in our sensory play bins and writing tables for fun that is too big to try at home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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

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