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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 111–120 out of 366 events
from April 26, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

May23

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Family Fun Fit Fusion

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Fitness Festival, now expanded to include family games and sports!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 24, 2018

May24

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, 2-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May24

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May24

Greenbelt 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.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May24

Kids Imaginative Arts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May24

Capoeira in the Park

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 25, 2018

May25

Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 2

at Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

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. Ex-supervillain Gru is adjusting to his new life as a suburban family man when he…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May25

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Bensonhurst Park, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May25

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park: Moana

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:17 p.m.
Watch the journey of Moana (Auli’I Cravalo), a brave 16-year old girl, as she sets out on a daring adventure to save her people in this animated Disney film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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