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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 322 events
from August 22, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities in the park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Learn to Ride - Kids

at Edmonds Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

CANCELLED: Carnival with the Sea Lions

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Activities include carnival headpiece making, Caribbean theme storytelling, and animal chats by keepers. Visitors can enjoy a music-filled workout as they Zumba with the Sea Lions.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Must See
Event
Aug27

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Basketball Clinic

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's ONLY Two-Man Kid's Magic Show!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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