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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 755 events
from June 24, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Festival of Kites and Kayaks

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials, children and their families draw inspiration from the park’s fantastic view of the Manhattan skyline to build expressive kites, and then fly them in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mortimer, Mud Puddle, and more with music by the kid-friendly band that makes losing your lunchbox or tooth a non-dramatic experience.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris by Forest Park carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris by Forest Park carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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