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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 91–100 out of 153 events
from September 25, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct20

Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 21, 2016

Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: Alice Through the Looking Glass

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct22

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

GreenThumb Workshop: Pumpkin Carving

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will have pumpkins and carving tools ready, but please bring your own supplies and decorating materials to add to the beauty of your seasonal creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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 will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Movies Under the Stars: Gremlins

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct23

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct23

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smart phone to capture evidence of your scavenger clues. Work on your own or as a team, in this fun family friendly program. Registration begins on October 16.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids

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