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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 51–60 out of 332 events
from April 23, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Spring Kids Fest 2014

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Imagine the park transformed into a kiddie wonderland– that’s Spring Kids Fest. It’s a wonderful time of year and we invite you and your families to Madison Square Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Hands-on History: Reading with Rufus

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum and create your own book using paper marbleizing.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Summer on the Hudson: 11th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring family bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Kids, Mother's Day, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come join the celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World's Fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Games, Kids, Theater, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Fleece Festival

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit Lefferts Historic House and watch sheared wool become yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Must See
Event
May18

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May20

Beginners Tunisian Crochet

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

1:30 a.m.2:30 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May20

Art for Us Adaptive Art Program

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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

May20

Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 a.m.
Must be able to read and follow patterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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