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Arts & Crafts

NYC Parks aims to make sure that all New Yorkers get the most out of the great outdoors. While many of our events are accessible, these parks events are geared specifically towards people with physical disabilities.

Arts & Crafts Events

Monday, June 24, 2019

Jun24

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jun25

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Jun25

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art inspired by the season and the month of April.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Harlem 100 Quilting Residency

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for our first of many activities honoring the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. We are starting off with quilting classes taught by premier African-American quilter/fiber artist Ife Felix

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jun26

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a mixed media art class where participants will use multiple media for self-expression.
Free!

Jun26

School's Out Festival

at Beach Channel ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun26

Bill Brown Family Day

at Bill Brown PlaygroundBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and NYC Council Member Chaim Deutsch for a delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun26

Kids and Families Recycle-to-Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cut crafts using recycled materials.
Free!

Jun26

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor in the Garden

at Maggies Magic GardenManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn the foundations of the use of watercolor paint – so grab a paintbrush and let your creative side shine! All supplies will be provided.
Free!

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jun27

Special Express Arts 2

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Special Express Arts 2 program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Jun27

School's Out Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Kids & Families Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids and families are encouraged to use their imagination in creating their work. The instructor facilitates and encourages the sharing of ideas between participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Fireworks & Fun

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Kick off the summer season on the island! Enjoy evening games, crafts, and music before the Astoria Park fireworks display at sundown.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Evening Cocktail & Craft: House Plant Embroidery

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a summer cocktail and learn to embroider house plants onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches. Beginners welcomed.

Jun27

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12.

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

Special Express Arts 3

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Special Express Arts 3 program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. This is a mixed media art class where participants will use multiple media for self-expression.
Free!

Jun28

Adults Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults are encouraged to use their imagination in creating their art: taking inspiration from the environment, the times, and their experiences.
Free!

Jun28

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants learn to make cute crafts inspired by the season to keep or give as a gift.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

School's Out Festival

at Kissena Playground (in Kissena Park)Queens

3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

Kids Arts and Tabletop Activities

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

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Children will engage in arts or tabletop activities while their parents take a fitness class.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Fragrant Garden Walk and Lavender Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Water’s Edge Garden and learn fun facts about the variety of fragrant and medicinal plants.
Free!

Jun29

Threads - A History of Linen From Field to Fabric

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join us for a free lecture and learning activity on the history of linen. We will explore the making of flax into linen.
Free!

Jun29

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: My Other Self – Crafting Alter-Egos

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inspired by the artist Yali Romagoza’s alter-ego “Cuquita the Cuban Doll,” participants transform into an alternate version of themselves using fabric, yarn, magazine clippings, and embellishments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Family Day

at Captain Tilly ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, and inflatables.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Kids and Families Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts.
Free!

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Family Day

at Electric PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 1, 2019

Jul 1

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jul 2

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Jul 3

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Jul 4

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 5, 2019

Jul 5

Fort Tryon Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Urban Park Rangers for a fun night of crafts, games, stories, and firefly catching!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Water Festival

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
There will be waterslides, a bounce house, arts and crafts, music, face painting, games, playmobile, and refreshments. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents.

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Books as Architecture

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Through cutting holes and collaging with different materials, we’ll improvise to create new narratives between the city and the book.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Hands on History: Etch Your Own 'Scrimshaw' Art

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See objects that tell stories about the people who made and used them. Then try your hand at “scrimshaw,” a popular etching artform among sailors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Printmaking Workshop: Cacti & Succulents

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print patterns and designs onto paper and fabric.

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Jul 7

First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 8, 2019

Jul 8

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jul 9

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jul11

Tie-Dye Afternoon

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of tie dye with our Kids in Motion staff!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

Queens Boardwalk Children Carnival

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our First Children's Carnival. There will be prizes for the best costume in the parade! Enjoy a fun-filled event featuring a bounce house castle, music, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Weaving for Creation and Repair

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Use the ancient art of weaving to create something new or repair something old. Make a beautiful new wall-hanging and/or bring worn-out clothes you’ll learn to repair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 15, 2019

Jul15

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jul16

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jul17

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Jul18

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 19, 2019

Jul19

Picnic & Play

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, and more. Art projects and music, too! Bring a picnic and watch the sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Family Day will feature plenty of fun outdoor play spaces, tours of the historic farmhouse space, a fun paper oyster craft, and a guest workshop from the Billion Oyster Project.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Whatever Floats Your Boat

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create floatable sculptures and mini toy boats or rafts equipped with wind-up propellers, sails, and other methods for movement in the water.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 22, 2019

Jul22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Jul23

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

Sustainable Crafts: Tree Cookie Painting

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers are role models who connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Afro-Latinx Caribbean Carnival Masks

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design wild and colorful carnival masks invoking supernatural creatures inspired by Afro-Latinx culture from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul27

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York’s Guelaguetza Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in one of the most vivid expressions of Mexican culture as the 7th annual Guelaguetza Festival New York City returns to Socrates Sculpture Park!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul28

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 29, 2019

Jul29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Jul30

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jul31

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Aug 1

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Watercolors in the Garden

at Clifton Place Memorial GardenBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn the foundations of the use of watercolor paint – so grab a paintbrush and let your creative side shine! All supplies will be provided.
Free!

Aug 3

Floral Walk and Flower Crowns

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Water’s Edge Garden and learn about the beautiful and diverse plants on the Island. After the tour, learn to make a simple flower crown.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Cosmic Cities

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop:Cosmic Cities
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Hands on History: Play 19th Century Historic Games

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come try out classic games that John King and his brothers would have played on King Manor’s lawn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 5, 2019

Aug 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Aug 6

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Aug 8

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Plastic Bag Couture

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Couture magic happens with everyday plastic bags by using a simple cut-and-fuse process to transform them into a large fashionable tote bag of your own design.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 12, 2019

Aug12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Aug13

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Aug14

SSE Jamboree

at Williamsbridge OvalBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Snacks and prizes will be provided!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Aug15

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 16, 2019

Aug16

Picnic & Play

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, and more. Art projects and music, too! Bring a picnic and watch the sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Rockaway Caribbean Carnival

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

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate various cultures, arts, and traditions of the Caribbean with music and dancing.
Free!

Aug17

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Underwater Urbanites

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the diversity of species in NYC’s waterways by creating a biodegradable underwater creature sculpture that will also be embedded with native or edible plant seeds.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 19, 2019

Aug19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Using Plants as Dyes

at UCC Youth FarmBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop will cover how to plan a dye plant garden, and you will have an opportunity to dye your own yarn and/or silk scarf.
Free!

Aug24

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 26, 2019

Aug26

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Aug27

Bryant Park: Knitting

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and craft your own colorful inflatables using plastic sheets and tape, then inflate your creations for an interactive movement performance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Wings, Wands & Woodlands: Fairy Workshop

at Water's Edge Garden (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit our urban woodland to make all things fairy: wands, wings, and little fairy houses. Walk along our forest path to look for signs of fairies, protectors of our woods.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Andean Culture and Crafting

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with pre-Hispanic Andean culture (specifically from Inca and Chavin civilizations) through crafting.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sep 9

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep11

Watercolors on the Waterfront

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Playground Design

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Isamu Noguchi designed playgrounds that are also works of art. Join Noguchi Museum educators to explore how a playground can be a sculpture, and then design your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Monarch Celebration

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us during what should be the height of monarch butterfly migration in our area. We’ll explore our gardens and natural areas in search of these charismatic creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sep16

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan's only remaining lighthouse with readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Harvest Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 6

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct31

Halloween Boo Bash

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us for crafts, games, treats, and spooky fun before you go trick-or-treating.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Halloween Garden Party

at Patchen Community SquareBrooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Community Halloween Party for All! Festivities include: Trick or Treating Halloween Book Story Time Face Painting Music Arts and Crafts For questions on this…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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