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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

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jul 24

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Dip & Dart at Marcus Garvey Park & Pool

at Marcus Garvey Park , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.
Come and compete in Manhattan Recreation's Swim/Run Competition!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 24

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

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Kids
Jul 24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime With Karma Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Calligraphy II

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Practice writing words using calligraphy. Write a poem, letter or story to a friend or family member! For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Roe Leto

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Kids
Jul 24

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Summer Sports Experience: Pelham Bay Park

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Courtney Callender Playground , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Mad. Sq. Kids: The Dirty Sock Funtime Band

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
heir live show of rock music, comedy and interactive jams tour across the globe currently on for their critically acclaimed album The Dirty Socks Come Clean.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

SummerStage Kids Presents: NY Chinese Cultural Center

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The spectacular dance program features traditional folk dances performed by NYCCC students.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

SummerStage Kids Presents: Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show

at Tremont Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Over the past decade professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark has competed around the world and entertained thousands at events like the Gravity Games, the Vans Warped Tour, New…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Summer in the Square: Karen K and The Jitterbugs

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

Create a Bottle Fish: Reduce, Reuse, and Reimagine

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to transform a 2-liter plastic soda bottle into a colorful fantastic "flying" fish.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

Weave & Collage A Story by Nancy Benignus

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Use your imagination. Take a real life story or events as inspiaration for this five week series which will include learning to collage using magazines and photos. The workshop will…
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

Stories In The Garden: Six Legs Too Many

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

Syfy Movies With a View: Fantastic Mr. Fox

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
One of Roald Dahl's classics hits the big screen in Wes Anderson's quirky, stop-motion animated film.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

Barefoot Dancing: Lei Pasifika Teaches Tahitian Dance

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy learn-as-you-go traditional dances with live music from around the world and cool, clean grass for your toes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Pasofino

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Journey across all the borders of the Latin music genres.
Free!

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Kids
Jul 24

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 25, 2014

Jul 25

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

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Kids
Jul 25

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Me and My Bean Yoga By Yogi Beans

at St. Catherine's Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Support the Friends of St. Catherine Park as they present an engaging Yogi Beans class that introduces the most basic yoga postures to your bean in a fun, playful way. This…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Summer Sports Experience: Pelham Bay Park

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

SummerStage Kids Presents: MindFlip Duo

at Crotona Park East & Charlotte Street (in Crotona Park) , Bronx

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York's best of both worlds has finally joined forces.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Fantastic Friday: Art Rocks!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Let your imagination run wild and discover how the shape of an ordinary rock can inspire you to paint an extraordinary design.

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 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!

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Kids
Jul 25

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 25

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Annie

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul 26

Parent & Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for the whole family with Robin Rosiello, a certified children's instructor. All aged children with their parents/caregiver are welcome. Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Family Art Project: Fancy Fireflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the exhibition of photographs by Gregory Crewdson in the Glyndor Gallery. Make a tiny, sparkly firefly to hang on a found stick to light your way throughout the day and,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

History Play Date: Design Your Own Farmhouse

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What would your dream farmhouse look like? Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse for some inspiration! Learn about the architectural elements of Manhattan’s oldest farmhouse and then cut,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Reading Room Presents Justin The Magician

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Justin The Magician reappears with more tricks up his sleeve and magic from his hat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Comic Drawing Class by Ivan Velez

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics to create your own comic book. This workshop is appropriate for all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

The Amazing Captain Faust

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

2:00 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

The Amazing Captain Faust

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

4:00 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 26

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul 27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 27

Family Art Project: Fancy Fireflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
SUN, JULY 27 Explore the exhibition of photographs by Gregory Crewdson in the Glyndor Gallery. Make a tiny, sparkly firefly to hang on a found stick to light your way…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Pier Kids: Paul Zelinsky

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Caldecott winning author and illustrator of Rapunzel, The Wheels on the Bus, and Z is For Moose shares his stories.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Family Performance Festival: EarthCapades

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch the amazing tricks and flips of this circus troupe as they teach you about ecological diversity, the inherent right for all species to live in a safe and healthy environment, and…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 27

CANCELED: Sandcastle Contest

at Beach 117th Street (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Build sandcastles at this 20th annual contest with Urban Park Ranger activities and prizes for several age categories. Bring buckets and tools. No experience necessary. Sponsored…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a 15-minute trial paddle off the shoreline.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Dragonflies Demystified at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
See dragonflies up close and personal and learn their special secrets.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel Magique with Chris Capehart
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 27

Music in the Garden: Alicia Svigals and Friends – Klezmer Band!

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Join an evening with renowned violinist Alicia Svigals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 28, 2014

Jul 28

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Arm Knitting

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn to knit a scarf using only your arms, no needles at all! For ages 6 -12. Taught by Caludia Albanese.

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Haffen Park , Bronx

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

SummerStage Kids Presents: NY Chinese Cultural Center

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The spectacular dance program features traditional folk dances performed by NYCCC students.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

SummerStage Kids Presents: Beatz Science

at Rochdale , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Camille Gainer, aka Beatz Science, is a native New Yorker with a rich career poised with artistic ability and versatility. She began playing drums and other instruments such as…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Flicks on the Beach: The Lego Movie

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.
Flicks on the Beach, now in its fourth year, screens movies on the Coney Island Beach near West 10th St. This year’s movie line-up includes critically-acclaimed…
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jul 29

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Human Impacts Institute Tree Care Tuesdays

at Driggs Ave and Monitor Street , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Human Impacts Institute’s successful Tree Care Tuesday program to help beautify NYC neighborhoods, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent stormwater runoff.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Mommy, Music & Me, Inc. Music Together

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come and enjoy music and movement activities for children. Suitable for babies and children up to 7 years old. Please bring a blanket or low chair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Dr Martin Luther King Jr Park (in Martin Luther King Jr. Playground) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Mad. Sq. Kids: Moona Luna

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Having bilingual lyrics is just the icing on the cake— the tunes are finger snapping good and cater to wide audiences everywhere!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

SummerStage Presents: Ifetayo Youth Ensemble

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
SummerStage Kids presents Ifetayo Youth Ensemble
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the london Plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Rockaways Film Festival: Free Willy

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Outdoor movie night for the family to enjoy. Movie begins at dusk. Bring a chair or blanket.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Movie Night: Free Willy

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul 30

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Yoga for Kids

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Yoga for Kids with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Music Making

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Listen and learn about music children played in colonial times. Make your own instrument to take home! For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Colleen Siuzdak.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field

at Hamilton Metz Field , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

SummerStage Kids Presents: Vered and the Babes

at Seward Park , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
It’s not hard to understand why songstress Vered is adored by NY parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

SummerStage Kids Presents: Larger Than Life

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hailing from New York, MC Vin, John, Esjae and Kevin (among others), set out to start the ultimate boy band tribute show.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

SummerStage Kids Presents: NY Chinese Cultural Center

at Flagpole at 41st Street & 6th Avenue (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The spectacular dance program features traditional folk dances performed by NYCCC students.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Magician Wayne 'Superius' Garland

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children will love this magical presentation starring Wayne "Superius" Garland, the original Hip Hop magician, ventriloquist, comedian.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

Little Red's Hood

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

SummerScreen: Heathers

at Bedford Avenue and North 12 Street (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
SummerScreen is a free outdoor movie series that takes place on Wednesdays in July and August in McCarren Park in Williamsburg. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with food vendors and live…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show presents "The Princess Bride"

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Princess Bride is a classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul 31

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime With Karma Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Finger Knitting

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to knit a scarf using only your fingers.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come and enjoy an interactive and exciting performance by Darlene Graham. The music is a mix of folk and remixes of children's songs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Mad. Sq. Kids: Shine and the Moonbeams

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come clap your hands and stomp your feet and rejoice in the celebration of the rhythm of all things family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

SummerStage Presents: Ifetayo Youth Ensemble

at Queensbridge Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
SummerStage Kids presents Ifetayo Youth Ensemble
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

SummerStage Kids Presents: Mama Akanke's Funky Folklore & More

at Van Cortlandt Park - SW Corner (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Mama Akanke began her storytelling career while still a student at Howard University over 35 years ago. Challenged by her theatre professor to research and implement alternate…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Summer in the Square: Joanie Leeds

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Sports Festival 2014 at Morningside Park

at Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day full of fun and sports! Activities will include rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, softball, lacrosse, yukiball, Zumba and other great activities! All ages are welcome to participate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Stories In The Garden: Creepy Crawlies And Wiggly Worms

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Syfy Movies With a View: Beetlejuice

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
This film, a darkly funny vision of the afterlife, made director Tim Burton a household name.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 31

Mike Delgidice and Big Shot featuring current members of Billy Joels's Band

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This premiere Billy Joel Show is returning!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Man of Steel

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 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
Aug 1

Six-Legged Wonders

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
First, we will learn what makes an insect and insect. Next, we will go outside on a short walk in search of insects. Finally, we will create our very own insect to take home.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Spy Kids 3D Game Over

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Parent & Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for the whole family with Robin Rosiello, a certified children's instructor. All aged children with their parents/caregiver are welcome. Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Third Annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program for this free family program as participants help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn , Garden of Hope , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship

at Kingsland Homestead , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Comic Drawing Class by Ivan Velez

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics to create your own comic book. This workshop is appropriate for all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Staten Island Beach Fest: DJ DAN spinning hits for the kids of Staten Island

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join DJ DAN of Get Down Entertainment as he spins hits and entertains kids with cool giveaways on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park , Bronx

1:30 p.m.
Short canoe trips for beginners and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

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

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy reggae, disco, soulful house and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Pier Kids: Shine & The Moonbeams

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Soulful R&B children’s music will have kids singing and grooving from the school yard to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Family Performance Festival: Tales from the Garden

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Go on a journey through the gardens and trees of Central Park with renowned storyteller Diane Edgecomb as she brings tales to life.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Alakazam! Our ace Magicians return with tricks up their sleeves and feats that razzle-dazzle.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

History Play Date: Plant Your Own Peas

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the dirt at the Dyckman Farm! Young visitors are invited to drop in and help while we harvest vegetables from the Kitchen Garden and learn what the Dyckmans grew on…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 4

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Antique Paper Making

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go through the process of making your own "antique paper" and bring it home with you! For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Maryann Diglio **Pre-registration required with…

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

SummerStage Kids Presents: Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show

at Morningside Park Stage (in Morningside Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Over the past decade professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark has competed around the world and entertained thousands at events like the Gravity Games, the Vans Warped Tour, New…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 5

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Underwood Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Mad. Sq. Kids: The Okee Dokee Brothers

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Okee Dokee Brothers share music exploring the natural world through the Americana folk genre.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

SummerStage Kids Presents: National Dance Institute

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
National Dance Institute (NDI) was founded in 1976 by Jacques d’Amboise.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

SummerStage Kids Presents: Beatz Science

at Dr Martin Luther King Jr Park (in Martin Luther King Jr. Playground) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Camille Gainer, aka Beatz Science, is a native New Yorker with a rich career poised with artistic ability and versatility. She began playing drums and other instruments such as…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the london Plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at Conference House Park , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Movie Night: Big - with Spanish subtitles

at Swindler Cove Park , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project! Every Tuesday night in July and August, at outdoor locations throughout NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 6

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Yoga for Kids

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Yoga for Kids with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Workshops at the Conference House: Colonial Tin Punch

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how it was before electricity! Use recycled cans to make your own luminary. For ages 6 - 12. Taught by Nina Gulinello.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field

at Hamilton Metz Field , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Mommy, Music and Me, Inc.: Music Together

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come and enjoy music and movement activities for children!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Mommy, Music & Me, Inc. Music Together

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come and enjoy music and movement activities for children.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Rozz and Val Show

at Seward Park , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
SummerStage Kids Presents The Rozz and Val Show
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Kids Presents: Okee Dokee Brothers

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
As childhood friends growing up in Denver Colorado, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing, The Okee Dokee Brothers, were always exploring the outdoors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Catskill Puppet Theater: Sister Rain & Brother Son

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children will love this musical nature tale that features lots of audience participation. Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Registration is now open for this tournament. Pre-registration…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Jack & The Beanstalk

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerScreen: The Big Lebowski

at Bedford Avenue and North 12 Street (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
SummerScreen is a free outdoor movie series that takes place on Wednesdays in July and August in McCarren Park in Williamsburg. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with food vendors and live…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Dugan Playground , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 7

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime With Karma Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Queensbridge Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

SummerStage Kids Presents: Larger Than Life

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hailing from New York, MC Vin, John, Esjae and Kevin (among others), set out to start the ultimate boy band tribute show.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Mad. Sq. Kids: Tim and the Space Cadets

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
An indie rock experience for families and fans, full of strong musicianship, and a tap dancing sidekick.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

SummerStage Kids: The Rozz and Val Show

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Rozz & Val Show incorporates tight harmony singing and high-energy pop, funk, rock, ska, hiphop, punk and folk to make for a sing-along-able, danceable, fun-filled…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer in the Square: Suzi Shelton

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Qualifying Round

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28. (Rain…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Barefoot Dancing: Salsa

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy learn-as-you-go traditional dances with live music from around the world.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Disco Unlimted

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Boogie down to the sounds of the hottest disco show and dance band on the East Coast!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at Owen Dolen Recreation Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park) , Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 8

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Music with a Message

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Renaissance Youth Center is proud to present the dynamic and talented, Bronx-based Music With A Message (MWAM) Band! MWAM captivates audiences of all ages delivering powerful messages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Water Festival

at B. 32 Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled kids day! There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 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
Aug 8

Ladybugs!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Army National Guard Band

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Owl's Head Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Parent & Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for the whole family with Robin Rosiello, a certified children's instructor. All aged children with their parents/caregiver are welcome. Meet on Abby's Lawn in Fort Tryon Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden, without brushes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Urban Farm Open House

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This open house event for the Urban Farm will include a free informal tour and a chance to chat with our Urban Farm experts. The Urban Farm grows a variety of fruits and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids' Concert

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn , Garden of Hope , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Hands-on History: Play Time!

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn and try out games that kids played in the 19th century! Get some exercise playing hoop and stick and graces in our big backyard then cool off with quiet, indoor games.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

All-American BBQ Fundraiser

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy food, games, a DJ, raffles and more at the All-American BBQ Fundraiser. All proceeds will benefit the Conference House

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug 10

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 10

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Freshwater Fishing

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Alakazam! Our ace magicians return with tricks up their sleeves and feats that razzle-dazzle. Produced in partnership with Monday Night Magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 11, 2014

Aug 11

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 11

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience: West Bronx Recreation Center

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

SummerStage Kids Presents: Kojo Odu Roney and Friends

at Morningside Park Stage (in Morningside Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Ten year old Kojo Odu Roney loved the drums even as a baby.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Aug 12

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 12

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience: West Bronx Recreation Center

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

at Dr Martin Luther King Jr Park (in Martin Luther King Jr. Playground) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Rozz and Val Show

at Underwood Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
SummerStage Kids Presents The Rozz and Val Show
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the london Plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Movie at Crocheron Park: "Despicable Me 2"

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this sequel, Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Movie Night: Singin' in the Rain

at Target East Harlem Community Garden , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Red Hook Flicks: Madagascar

at Valentino Pier , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.
Red Hook Films are shown at Valentino Pier, on the Brooklyn waterfront. The screen is set up in front of a Civil War-era warehouse, with sweeping views of the harbor and the Statue…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug 13

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 13

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Yoga for Kids

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Yoga for Kids with Sacred Sounds Yoga. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Sports Experience: West Bronx Recreation Center

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field

at Hamilton Metz Field , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

CANCELLED: SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

The Magic and Comedy of Jim McClenahan

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come out and enjoy the zany comedy magic show that will bring giggles for both children and adults.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

SummerStage Kids Presents: David Gonzalez' Aesop Bops! Funky fables

at Flagpole at 41st Street & 6th Avenue (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
David Gonzalez is the proud recipient of the 2011 International Performing Arts for Youth "Lifetime Achievement Award for Sustained Excellence".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

SummerStage Kids Presents: Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Over the past decade professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark has competed around the world and entertained thousands at events like the Gravity Games, the Vans Warped Tour, New…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Come join us for stories, snacks and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The Nut Job

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Movie Night Along the River: The Croods

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Come enjoy a family movie under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show presents "The Outsiders"

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug 14

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 14

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Summer Sports Experience: P.O. Reinaldo Salgado Playground

at P.O. Reinaldo Salgado Playground , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

SummerStage Kids Presents: David Gonzalez' Aesop Bops! Funky fables

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
David Gonzalez is the proud recipient of the 2011 International Performing Arts for Youth "Lifetime Achievement Award for Sustained Excellence".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

SummerStage Kids Presents: Teatro SEA

at Queensbridge Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Established in 1985, SEA (Society of the Educational Arts, Inc.), is the premiere Bilingual Arts-in-Education Organization and Latino Children’s Theatre in the United States. SEA…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

SummerStage Kids Presents: Mama Akanke's Funky Folklore & More

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Mama Akanke’ began her storytelling career while still a student at Howard University over 35 years ago. Challenged by her theatre professor to research and implement…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Qualifying Round

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28. (Rain…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Stories in the Garden: Bears and Berries

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Coraline 3D

at Macarthur Park (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug 15

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.

Must See
Event
Aug 15

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Summer Sports Experience: Brownsville Recreation Center

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Puppets in the Park

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come enjoy this adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

SummerStage Kids Presents: Mr. Chris' Musical Experience

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Chris Daniels, also known by many children and families as 'Mr. Chris' is the energetic and entertaining host of 'Mr. Chris Musical Experience'.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

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. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 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
Aug 15

Noah's ARC Performance

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Noah's ARC bring their signature mix of Reggae, Rock Steady, cyfSka, and Dub to Washington Square Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Annie

at Owl's Head Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug 16

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC 2014

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 16

Entomology exploration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Come explore the shores of the Harlem Meer and enjoy the abundance and diversity of insects, including dragonflies, honey bees, damsel flies, and lady bugs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Reading Room Presents "Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty"

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn , Garden of Hope , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

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. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

8:30 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug 17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 17

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Family Performance Festival: SummerDance on Tour, Earth Beat!

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Be enchanted by the magical movements of nature in Earth Beat, a spectacular dance performance by the Youth Company.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

SummerStage Presents: Harlem Family Day: Shine and the Moonbeams / Moona Luna / Kojo Odu Roney & Friends / B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove / DJ-KS 360

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Harlem Family Day, a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug 18

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Morningside Park Stage (in Morningside Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

SummerStage Kids Presents: B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
As Founder and creative director of Starchild Enterprise, Oakland, California native Traci Bartlow is a woman of many talents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Jazzmobile

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a free performance by Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Aug 19

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

SummerStage Kids Presents: B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove

at Underwood Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
As Founder and creative director of Starchild Enterprise, Oakland, California native Traci Bartlow is a woman of many talents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

SummerStage Presents: THROW2CATCH / Loki Circus Theater

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents a special evening of Circus!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Movie at Crocheron Park: "Monsters University"

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this Disney film, Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, although this was not always the case. In this movie, they become best of friends.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Frozen

at Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to a movie night for the family to enjoy.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Movie Night: Monsters, Inc.

at Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug 20

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field

at Hamilton Metz Field , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

SummerStage Kids Presents: B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
As Founder and creative director of Starchild Enterprise, Oakland, California native Traci Bartlow is a woman of many talents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Come join us for stories, snacks and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

SummerStage Presents: THROW2CATCH / Loki Circus Theater

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents a special evening of Circus!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Mary Poppins

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 21

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Qualifying Round

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28. (Rain…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Stories in the Garden: Animal Antics

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

SummerStage Presents: Acrobatic Conundrum / ChelseaO Productions presents Cirqu'elle / Perfect Catch: a throw-mantic comedy in association with CircusNow

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents a special evening of Circus!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Annie

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug 22

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 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
Aug 22

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Coraline 3D

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Pier 6 Family Field Day

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come play games of all shapes and sizes from volleyball, basketball, and soccer clinics to potato sack and relay races with celebrations on each of the park's active piers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 23

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Forest Fairytales

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.
Sit back and listen to nature, and hear an enchanted tale about the surrounding forest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Seining

at 165th Street and 99th Avenue

1:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Bellevue South Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 24

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Family Performance Festival: Story Laurie

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Groove in the glade as Story Laurie weaves wondrous tales and sings witty songs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug 25

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chair. We'll supply the popcorn.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug 26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Disney's Hit Movie "Frozen"

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy Disney's hit movie under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Movie at Crocheron park: "Europa Report"

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Highland Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Movie Night: Little Giants

at Pembroke Avenue Community Garden , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Free summer movies are here, brought to you by New York Restoration Project!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Movie Night Along the River: WALL E

at Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Come enjoy a family movie under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Sports Experience: Detective Keith Williams Park

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Sports Experience: Hamilton Metz Field

at Hamilton Metz Field , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Come join us for stories, snacks and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Disney's Movie "Frozen"

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy Disney's Oscar-winning movie "Frozen".
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug 28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

EcoCrafts

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used stuff into new creations at Classic Playground.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Championship

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:20 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Stories in the Garden: Animal Family Matters

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Hunt's Point Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 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
Aug 29

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Learn to Ride

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class teaches a safe, easy, effective method to learn to ride.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Richmond County Fair

at Historic Richmond Town , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Come enjoy amusement rides, over 100 specialty vendors, carnival and fair food, pony rides and fun merchandise.

Must See
Event
Aug 30

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park , Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Enjoy short canoe trips, for beginners and families, along the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This public cultural fete features reggae, soulful house, disco and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug 31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 31

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Family Performance Festival: Uncle Eye

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Rock and roll along with Uncle Eye as he teaches you about water, recycling, and more to the tune of his hit jams with wild and hilarious style.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sep 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sep 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

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.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Game Night

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding walk way to play classic games like Dominoes, Twister, Checkers and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Sep 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments. Registration is now open for this tournament. Pre-registration…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

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 and navigate the chess board.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

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 5

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Back to School Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join in the free festivities for our event, which will include, free rides, arts and crafts projects, giveaways and much more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 7

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Life on the Forest Floor

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Earthworms, millipedes, sowbugs, and other decomposers play a vital role in healthy forest ecosystems. We will take a short walk in search of invertebrates and examine them more closely.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Saltwater Fishing

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sep 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sep 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Free!

Best For
Kids