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

Friday, April 23, 2021

Apr23

Bees Please: A Guide to Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Urban Park Rangers as we demonstrate low-cost and sustainable ways to attract and house some of New York City’s most compatible, beneficial, and hardworking pollinators.
Free!

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Apr24

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebration

at Bronx River House (in Starlight Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Earth Day with us in a fun-filled event. Booths include coloring activities, community paddle, bike repair, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Sobelsohn Playground Earth Day Arts and Crafts

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Activities include fun and engaging eco-friendly arts and crafts focused on restoring and protecting the Earth. Volunteers will also help pick up litter and beautify the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Apr25

Pine Grove Earth Day Planting

at Pine Grove (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Activities will include mulching and caring for our beautiful Pine trees to help preserve the Historic Pine grove as well as planting to help improve the area.
Free!

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Monday, April 26, 2021

Apr26

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Apr27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Seeds of the League. Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Free!

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Apr28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Outdoors at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Amy DiGi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as our inspiration. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.
Free!

Friday, April 30, 2021

Apr30

TREEmendous Trees!

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

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day on Randall’s Island with crafts, games, and info about the Island’s magnificent trees!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 1, 2021

May 1

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 3, 2021

May 3

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

May 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Collect Pond ParkManhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Free!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

May 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Outdoors at Poe Visitor CenterBronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Amy DiGi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as our inspiration. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.
Free!

Saturday, May 8, 2021

May 8

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 event featuring a children’s entertainer, grab-and-go arts and crafts kits, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 10, 2021

May10

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Free!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Outdoors at Poe Visitor CenterBronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Amy DiGi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as our inspiration. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.
Free!

Monday, May 17, 2021

May17

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

May18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Vincent F. Albano Jr Playground (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Free!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Outdoors at Poe Visitor CenterBronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Amy DiGi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as our inspiration. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.
Free!

Monday, May 24, 2021

May24

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

May25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Sakura ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Free!

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

May26

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Outdoors at Poe Visitor CenterBronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Amy DiGi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as our inspiration. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.
Free!

Monday, May 31, 2021

May31

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Jun 5

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 7, 2021

Jun 7

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, June 14, 2021

Jun14

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, June 21, 2021

Jun21

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, June 28, 2021

Jun28

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Jul 3

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 5, 2021

Jul 5

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, July 12, 2021

Jul12

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, July 19, 2021

Jul19

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, July 26, 2021

Jul26

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, August 2, 2021

Aug 2

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Aug 7

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 9, 2021

Aug 9

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Aug10

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Aug11

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Aug12

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 13, 2021

Aug13

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 16, 2021

Aug16

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Aug17

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Aug18

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Aug19

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 20, 2021

Aug20

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 23, 2021

Aug23

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, August 30, 2021

Aug30

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Sep 4

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 6, 2021

Sep 6

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, September 13, 2021

Sep13

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, September 20, 2021

Sep20

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, September 27, 2021

Sep27

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, October 4, 2021

Oct 4

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, October 11, 2021

Oct11

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, October 18, 2021

Oct18

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, October 25, 2021

Oct25

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, November 1, 2021

Nov 1

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, November 8, 2021

Nov 8

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, November 15, 2021

Nov15

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, November 22, 2021

Nov22

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, November 29, 2021

Nov29

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, December 6, 2021

Dec 6

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, December 13, 2021

Dec13

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, December 20, 2021

Dec20

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

Monday, December 27, 2021

Dec27

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Free!

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