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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 31–40 out of 347 events
from August 3, 2015 to December 31, 2016
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug11

Bryant Park Knitting Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug11

Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Aug11

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
Aug11

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 12, 2015

Aug12

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
Aug12

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

at Mae Grant Playground, Manhattan

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

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

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!

Aug13

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 14, 2015

Aug14

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!

Aug14

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Enjoy traditional music featuring instruments like the hammered dulcimer and fiddle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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