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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 342 events
from August 25, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Sports Unlimited

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join us for an end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park in search of flying nocturnal mosquito-eaters—bats!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep10

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:30 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
Sep10

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

10:00 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
Sep10

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Rachel Zucker (and friends) will present a Celebration of Diane Wolkstein with a variety of stories.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan 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
Sep10

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The clinics are designed for beginner and intermediate skateboarders ages 5-13 to teach strong skill foundation .
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Kite Festival

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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