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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.

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from October 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun25

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!

Jun25

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Scratching the Surface on Scratchboard Art

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Scratchboard is a medium that most kids are familiar with but as adults you will learn the basic techniques that gives you amazing details.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun25

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.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: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Playground Palooza!

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Try out yuki ball, pickle ball, badminton and frisbee! Learn how to get in touch with your inner yogi by participating in rainbow style yoga just for kids!
Category: Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present: 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 in May and June through Harlem.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Valley Ranch Baptist Church Youth Gospel Choir

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Mission New York City is bringing the 100 voice Youth Gospel Choir from Valley Ranch Baptist Church of Coppell, Texas, to New York to perform a series of free concerts around the city.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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