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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 141–150 out of 356 events
from April 25, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

Movies Under the Stars: Thor: Ragnarok

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. After being defeated in combat by his half-sister Hela, Thor ends up as an…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Hands On History: Make Your Own Clay Pot

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can hear the story of Dave, an enslaved man who was both a potter and poet, and then learn about the history of the anti-slavery movement.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 2

Family Day

at Playground 75, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth,music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. Join us for this fun waterside event!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Movies Under the Stars: The Lion King

at Lemon Creek Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 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. A royal lion cub is driven into exile after his uncle murders his father. Know…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

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