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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 171–180 out of 382 events
from May 26, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun17

Bones of Baisley

at Roy Wilkins Park Entrance (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know? While dredging the bottom of Baisley Pond in the late 1800s, city workers unearthed the remains of an American Mastodon. Today a sculpture of a mastodon in Sutphin…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Scavenger Hunt

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, a photo booth, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Paper Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

Movies Under the Stars: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

at St. Catherine's Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
An inventor and a weather-reporter intern try to discover why the sky is raining food instead of water in this adaptation of the children's book by Ron and Judi Barrett.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Jun18

Tide Pool Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

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
Jun18

CANCELLED: 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. Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. Program is suitable for children ages 7-11. * There will be no program on Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend)*
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host 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

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