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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

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Farmhouse Family Day: Compost Adventure

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
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

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of rolled beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.

Aug17

Adults Soul Painting Ceremony with Bianca Dominguez: Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During the ceremony, the karmic cords and the shadows of the self are illuminated to be acknowledged and healed through the power of breath, meditation, and creative expression.

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

Saturday Fun: Barry Wittenstein

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Former journalist, teacher, and now children’s book author shares his latest book along with a special performance by Jazz saxophonist Carol Sudhalter.
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
Aug17

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of rolled beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.

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
Aug18

Southern Queens: Gospel Fest

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park)Queens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Council Member Adrienne Adams and NYC Parks for an evening of Gospel performances!
Free!

Must See
Event

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

It's My Park at James Weldon Johnson Playground

at James Weldon Johnson PlaygroundManhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Chenchita's Community Garden to spruce up James Weldon Johnson Playground, create handmade items, and meet your neighbors.
Free!

Aug20

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

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!

Aug20

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Luau at the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate that it's still summer with hula dance lessons, sand boxes, water tables, arts and crafts, volleyball and limbo competition.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug21

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

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

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug23

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Aug23

Beach Days / Riviera Nights-Drive-In Movie Night: Aquaman

at Off of Boardwalk at Section #4 - Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us in the Orchard Beach Parking Lot for a free screening of Aquaman on a very big screen! Check out food trucks, games, and fun activities before the movie!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Family Festival: Young Artists en Plein Air

at On the High Line (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Draw inspiration from the gardens’ landscapes and the magic of the contemporary artworks included in En Plein Air, our 2019 group art exhibition on the High Line.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Garden Story Hour: Feelings

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy storytelling, songs, movement, and hands-on activities for kids all set in the Wyckoff Children’s Garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Bronx Summerfest

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Recreation for a day of Family Fun Activities at our annual Summerfest Event at Hunts Point Recreation Center. Activities will include: Sports, Fun Clinics &…
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Opening Event of "TimeSeed"

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
“Timeseed” is an ongoing project that uses seeds as a model to communicate across time, preserving the stories of our past and sending messages into the future.
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
Aug24

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

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

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

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!

Aug27

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug28

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

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

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Aug30

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
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
Aug31

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

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

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Sep 3

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

Sep 3

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sep 4

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep 4

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

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

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep 6

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
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
Sep 7

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

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

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sep10

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

Sep10

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep11

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep11

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

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

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep13

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Shibori in Shades of Blue

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join artist Janice Patrignani for a participatory fiber art workshop using natural indigo dye.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Sep14

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

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

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sep17

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

Sep17

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep18

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep20

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
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

Poseidon Parade

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of people participating, wearing costumes, making floats and displaying art while celebrating the boardwalk.
Free!

Sep21

GreenThumb's 40th Annual Harvest Fair

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join our annual celebration of our community gardeners! Join our Fresh Chef Contest, workshops, and exercise activities, and enjoy live entertainment, games, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
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
Sep21

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Make Your Own Herbal Soap

at 9 C GardenManhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join herbal soap maker Sharon Griffin to learn how to make soap from coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil, and additional natural ingredients, including herbs from the garden.
Free!

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

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Sep24

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Free!

Sep24

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sep25

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep25

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression.
Free!

Sep27

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Sep28

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 making paper arts and crafts to take home.
Free!

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

Grow Your Own Natural Plant-Based Dyes

at Green Patch on WaltonBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join urban farmer and artist Sajata Epps to learn the basic techniques for using plants to create beautiful colors.
Free!

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

Bayswater Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be a pumpkin patch, pony and hayrides, music, face painting, arts and crafts, inflatables, a magician, playmobile, games, and refreshments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Pumpkin Painting: Brooklyn

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It’s that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations.
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

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct24

Pumpkin Painting: Bronx

at United We Stand Community Garden (in )Bronx, 138th Street Community GardenBronx

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
It’s that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations.
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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