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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 165 events
from September 26, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

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
Oct29

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
Oct29

Movies Under the Stars: Monster House

at Athens Square, 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 30, 2016

Oct30

Family Art Project: Furry Bat Shadow-Puppet Cave

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about this shy, flying mammal and join the bat roost in a shadow-puppet cave theater.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct30

Howl-O-Ween

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the Howl-O-Ween dog costume contest! Dress up your dog to compete in this pawtastic Halloween event.
Category: Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct30

Halloween Kidz Karnival

at Pier 26, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as we transform Pier 26 into “Halloween Central” with fun-filled attractions for the family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct30

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
Oct30

Central Park Conservancy Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, a costume parade, and Central Park Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, October 31, 2016

Oct31

A Haunting We Will Go

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Seafoam Street (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a frightful time with bugs, snakes, ghosts, goblins, and the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Nov 1

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

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