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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 371 events
from May 27, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Underhill Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mike and Sulley attend Monsters University and start a rivalry that puts their education in danger in this prequel set before they were both star employees at Monsters, Inc.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater...
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Ice Age: Collision Course

at Playground 89, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May28

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
What minerals make up the soil around us? Use plaster made from the mineral gypsum to create your own sculptural rock formation, and tint with your choice of color.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

The Uni Project and HYPOTHEkids at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come explore ants and specimens through microscopes and magnifying glasses at a portable science lab.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza - Sing Out Sister

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year's "Sing Out Sister" theme inspires all to find their voice and bring a message of peace, tolerance, and equality.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

CANCELLED: Science in the Park: WOODLANDS

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
* There will be no program on Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

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