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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 405 events
from August 19, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Aug19

Turnip the Beet: 'Melon-cholic' Mood

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Plant, pick, study, and maybe even taste some strange and unusual summer melon species. We’ll listen to the blues to get in a sweet, soulful, melon-choly mood.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the air and flutter home with you.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Summer Fun at Rockaway Beach

at Beach 98th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at Beach 98th Street for free lawn games, kids activities, a book share program, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

APEC Adventure Time Furry Friends

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

10:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Touch and feel a variety of furry animals and learn about what makes them so special.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Big City Fishing: Sundays

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in a line and relax, or engage with environmental educators on such topics such as water quality, fish biology, and more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Big City Fishing: Sundays at Pier 84

at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in a line and relax, or engage with environmental educators on such topics as water quality, fish biology, and more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Little Cooks: Undersea BBQ (Age 5-7)

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids ages 5-7 can get creative as we make ourselves underwater animals using foods you find at a BBQ.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Food

Must See
Event
Aug19

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris are New England's only two-man kids magic show! They give an ultra, high-energy performance that capture's kids' attention and doesn't let go!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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