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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 171–180 out of 486 events
from July 23, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibe to sounds spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Music in the Garden: Samba New York!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jam with Samba New York! as they perform and dance to joyful music inspired by the famous samba schools of the Rio Carnaval in Brazil.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Family Camping: Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Juy 26.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Family Camping: Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

at Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 26
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night. Space is limited and participants are chosen via lottery. Register on July 26.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

Family Art Project: Water is Life

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With visiting Caddo Native American storyteller Joe Cross, hear time-honored stories about the importance of water. Make a simple pinch or coil, air-dry clay pot inspired by patterns of authentic Caddo pots.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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
Aug 6

The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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

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