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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 350 events
from April 22, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

Staten Island BioBlitz

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we take a night hike through Blue Heron Park while researchers survey the park’s flora and fauna.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Movie

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. An average Lego figure is mistaken for a legendary adventurer, and joins a league…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Paint a Rainbow Mural! Join the Friends of Forest Park with Artists Amanda Long and Tommy Hartung

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
All materials will be provided, and free snacks and t-shirts will be available for all volunteers!
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Learn to Ride

at Shoelace Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join returning visiting artist Virva Hinnemo to construct and paint a collaborative mural with sculptural branches—a forest mural that will be animated with bird calls!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Staten Island BioBlitz

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we walk through Blue Heron Park while researchers conduct a BioBlitz, surveying the park’s flora and fauna.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Learn to Ride

at Horace Harding Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler. Please pre-register…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Learn to Ride

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Learn to Ride

at Samuel Seabury Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Birdy Basecamp

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
See nests, eggs, feathers and other avian objects. View the Birdy Family Album and find out which birds call the Bronx home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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