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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 161–170 out of 211 events
from September 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Family Gallery Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct28

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Haunted Barn at the Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit. Hayrides, mulled cider, Halloween treats, and apples will be…
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Family Art Project: Spider Web Fashion

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Family Art Project Storyteller Rama Mandel for tales about special spiders, including the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Anansi the spider, the great folk hero and mischief maker.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Children's Fall Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Dress in costume for this popular annual fall celebration at the Queens County Farm Museum!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct29

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun, Sept 23–Oct 29, 2017 & Mon, Oct 9, 2017 Sponsored by Con Edison 11:00 am–4:30 pm* (last ticket sold at 4:30 pm) Ready to be…
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Halloween at the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet and take pictures with Flora, Queens Botanical Garden’s friendly mascot! Show off your costume and bring trick-or-treat bags!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids

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