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Kids

NYC Parks offers a multitude of events, programs and activities made with kids especially in mind. Children will have plenty to keep them active throughout the year no matter what their interests.

Kids Events

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Family Art Project: Mattiasdottir's Outdoor Painting

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Relish the last days of summer in our annual outdoor painting project.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Family Health & Fitness Day

at Flagpole Near Recreation Center (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center) , Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of fitness demonstrations, races, contests, crafts, a puppet show, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Heather Forest will share the Congolese story "Red and Blue Coat" and Peninnah Schram will share the Jewish story "Wisdom for Sale".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Back to School Festival

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beat the stress of returning to school with an afternoon of fun activities including games, rides, craft projects, and free giveaways.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer

at St. James Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location , St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Omar’s Summer Send-Off at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Movies Under the Stars: When Harry Met Sally

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Family Art Project: Mattiasdottir's Outdoor Painting

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Relish the last days of summer in our annual outdoor painting project.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Family Performance Festival: Park Discovery! (Central Park Conservancy Environmental Educators)

at The Great Hill (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Explore Central Park's diverse plant and animal life through hands-on nature activities led by Central Park Conservancy environmental educators.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep you entertained!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Movies in the Parks: Cinderella (1950)

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 7, 2015

Sep 7

Omar’s Summer Send-Off at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magic show, fun games, dance contests, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Labor Day at Lefferts Historic House

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games.

Must See
Event
Sep 7

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m. About Fantasy…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sep 8

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Movies Under the Stars: The Muppets Take Manhattan

at John Hancock Playground , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sep 9

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Movies Under the Stars: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep 10

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils to winter blooming witchhazel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Movies Under the Stars: Kramer vs. Kramer

at Hamilton Fish Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 10

Movies in the Parks: Into the Woods

at St. Nicholas Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected by lottery, to enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register 9/1
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

5th Annual Honey Festival

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn about and taste honey from NYC and beyond with kids' activities, bee-keeping demos, a marketplace of bee-related products, and much more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a look at the rock formations that make up the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades that face Wave Hill.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Rachel Zucker and friends will lead a Celebration of Diane Wolkstein.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 12

Hands-on History: Founding Fathers

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by making your own wig, listening to stories, and signing the manor's replica of that document below Rufus King's signature!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

The Uni Project at Tappen Park

at Tappen Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Uni Project brings pop-up reading rooms to public spaces throughout New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Westerleigh Park Birthday Party

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be face painting, costume characters, food, music, ice cream, cake, and giveaways.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Skats The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Skats the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Family Camping at Pelham Bay Park

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on September 2
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters

at Washington Market Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Movies in the Parks: 42

at Almeda Playground , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this emotionally-charged biopic event.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a look at the rock formations that make up the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades that face Wave Hill.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet with Bike NY at Putnam Ave. & Van Cortlandt Park South. Pre-registration is required at bike.nyc/education/classes. Kids must bring a bike & a helmet; adults can borrow…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This class teaches a safe, easy, effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, parents help get their children rolling while the child does most of the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
There will be skating competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Family Nature Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Movies Under the Stars: Enchanted

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 14, 2015

Sep 14

Movies in the Parks: Despicable Me

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this animated movie event!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep 15

Tree Care Tuesday with Human Impacts Institute

at 90 Kent Avenue and North 8th Street (in Bushwick Inlet Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute to help care for local trees and green spaces.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep 16

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep 17

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of Randall’s Island’s Wildflower Meadow! Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate bridge—just across the river from Astoria…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Movie Night: Annie

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or bring a blanket, Come with the family or come alone and enjoy a movie night in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at Claremont Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this epic prequel!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

The Buzz About Bees

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Visit the beehives in The Battery and learn about the ways in which bees live, work, and play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Family Art Project: Caterpillar Sock Puppets

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Bike Bonanza

at Sunken Playground (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Bike Bonanza in Highbridge Park features free, fun activities for the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jim May will share the Haitian story "Owl" and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "The Ointment".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Kite Festival

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 19

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly art parade that encourages creativity and artistic expression

Must See
Event
Sep 19

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Bryant Park Reading Room: College Essay Writing

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Make essay writing easy. This workshop is intended for teen and 'tweens who need to brush up on their skills.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Nature Presentation: Wonderful Woolly Bears

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can the brown bands on their bodies really predict the severity of the winter? Join us to find out!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

The Magical Georgie Porgie at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and an all-around great entertainer, the Magical Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze! Guests of all ages will leave in wonder.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

The Magical Georgie Porgie at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and an all-around great entertainer, the Magical Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze! Guests of all ages will leave in wonder.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Family Camping at Prospect Park

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, September 9.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Movies in the Parks: The Wiz

at Herbert Von King Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Family Art Project: Caterpillar Sock Puppets

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Meditation

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

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sep 22

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 22

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Sep 23

Discovery Walk: First Day of Fall in the North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a special weekday guided walk in the park and take part in hands-on exploration, in celebration of the first day of fall.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

Discovery Walk: First Day of Fall in the North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a special weekday guided walk in the park and take part in hands-on exploration, in celebration of the first day of fall.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep 24

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils to winter blooming witchhazel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep 25

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

Movies in the Parks: Frozen Sing-Along

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Sing along to your favorite Frozen songs!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Rolf Stang (as H.C. Andersen) will lead The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party (cookies will be provided), Laura Simms will share "The Ugly Duckling" by H.C. Andersen, and Jean Hale will share "Goose and Duck" by Tad Hills.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Get Hooked!

at Southern waterfront across from the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual Get Hooked fishing event and see the wildlife that call the waters surrounding Randall’s Island home! Fishing (catch and release) Games Arts and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 26

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Breukelen Country Fair

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a day-long extravaganza of games, crafts, local food, music, demonstrations, and family-friendly workshops led by Brooklyn-based partners.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 26

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Night Hike (light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Claremont Park , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Annie has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Poe Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks! In this contemporary version of Annie, an orphan lives a tough life in New York City under the supervision of…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep 27

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 27

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Harvest Festival

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harvest, cook, and eat potatoes that were planted in our garden back in May. You can also challenge friends and family to potato sack races!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Movies in the Parks: The Princess and the Frog

at Herbert Von King Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sep 29

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 29

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sep 30

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Oct 1

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of Randall’s Island’s Wildflower Meadow! Stretching along the East River near the iconic Hell Gate bridge—just across the river from Astoria…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 2, 2015

Oct 2

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Summer on the Hudson: Loops and Hoops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Oct 6

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Oct 8

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The garden offers year-round beauty, from spring blooming daffodils to winter blooming witchhazel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 9, 2015

Oct 9

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct 10

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 10

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 10

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct 11

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 11

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 11

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 11

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids
Oct 11

Fireside Pies: A Hearth Cooking Event for Families

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an introduction to Lefferts history and fire-making with the educators of the Lefferts Historic House, then gather round the open fire to bake a fresh apple pie.

Must See
Event

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Oct 13

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Oct 15

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 16, 2015

Oct 16

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 16

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 16

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kick off the fall season at King Manor Museum as you watch an early American cooking demonstration, churn butter, create apple cider and make crafts inspired by autumn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct 18

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 18

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The 9th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, and entertainment.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 18

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Pumpkin Patch

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkins while supplies last, and carve them too! There will be arts and crafts and other community entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Oct 22

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 23, 2015

Oct 23

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 23

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 23

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Free Family Day

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy art workshops, face painting, a dog costume contest, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 24

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include games, rides, craft projects, a costume contest, a pumpkin patch, and goodie bags.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Halloween Haunted Walk

at Lookout Hill (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Ghouls and goblins lurk behind the trees, ready to provide a silly scare! An adult should accompany young children. Rain or shine.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 24

?Creepy Crawly Halloween

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Take a second look at the creatures that give you the creeps, you may find you like them! Participate in fun activities and experiments that will make your spine tingle!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Scary Stories With Tammy Hall

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at sites around the Park for family-friendly holiday programming.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Oct 25

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 25

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

?Creepy Crawly Halloween

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Take a second look at the creatures that give you the creeps, you may find you like them! Participate in fun activities and experiments that will make your spine tingle!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Oct 29

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 30, 2015

Oct 30

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oct 31

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Fall Halloween Festival

at South Oxford Park , Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join friends and neighbors to celebrate Halloween!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Nov 1

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Nov 3

Election Day

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for educational programming at the Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center on Election Day.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 6, 2015

Nov 6

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 6

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Nov 8

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Nov 11

Veterans Day

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for Veterans Day programming at Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, November 13, 2015

Nov 13

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 13

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Nov 14

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Nov 15

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 20, 2015

Nov 20

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 20

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nov 21

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 21

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Nov 22

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 27, 2015

Nov 27

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 27

Thanksgiving Holiday

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for holiday programming at Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 27

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Nov 28

Thanksgiving Holiday

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for holiday programming at Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 28

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Nov 29

Thanksgiving Holiday

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for holiday programming at Lefferts Historic House and the Audubon Center.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 29

Paper Quilting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.

Best For
Kids
Nov 29

Winter On A Flatbush Farm

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a candle, watch a master spinster spin wool thread, and enjoy Dutch treats made at our outdoor hearth from a Lefferts family recipe.

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 4, 2015

Dec 4

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 11, 2015

Dec 11

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec 12

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 18, 2015

Dec 18

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dec 19

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 19

Free Family Day

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 25, 2015

Dec 25

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Dec 26

Christmas and New Year's Holiday

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for educational programming to ring in the new year.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 1, 2016

Jan 1

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 8, 2016

Jan 8

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 15, 2016

Jan 15

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 22, 2016

Jan 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jan 29

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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