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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 356 events
from April 20, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

38th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free Double Dutch Tournament! Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition. Divisions include novice, intermediate…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Best For
Kids
Apr21

It's Electric: Hydro Power Family Workshop

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trace the history of power from colonial times to the present, and build models powered by air and water pressure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Earth Day Herb Gardening for Children

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring your children to the Battery Urban Farm Labyrinth for a special Earth Day herb planting activity and a self-guided scavenger hunt for the whole family.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Farmhouse Family Day and Tree Giveaway

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree then get your hand dirty in our Black Walnut Ink Workshop! We’ll crush, boil, and turn black walnuts into ink!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Earth Day at St. James Park

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help St. James Recreation Center and Friends of St. James Park take care of our park and playground. Activities and service include: recycling projects, gardening, tree care and clean up.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Cherry Blossom 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.
Celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at our free festival at Randall's Island Park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Tulip Time at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a visit to QBG during the peak of tulip season and see over 20,000 bulbs!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Must See
Event
Apr21

Spring Watercolor Workshop II: Spring Bulb Flowers

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will go out into the garden and use tulips and other…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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