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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 121–130 out of 458 events
from June 24, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jul 6

Summer Outdoor Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This is the first of four FREE outdoor summer movies, all set in our wonderful city. Come with your blanket and snacks to sit on the North Lawn in West Stuyvesant.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 7, 2017

Jul 7

The Connective Project

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates Prospect Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Al Smith Playground

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

The Connective Project

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates Prospect Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Farm & Compost Welcome Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
In this one-hour tour, you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bill Gordh will share the Irish story "Three Daughters and a Mother's Blessing" and Laura Simms will share the Romanian story "The Wild Rose."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Westerleigh Park

at 168 Willard Ave Staten Island, 10314 (in Westerleigh Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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