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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 181–190 out of 473 events
from May 20, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun16

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on June 6.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

at Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Live-action version of the kids' book about a pesky kitty. Know Before You…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun17

Family Art Project: Pollinator Bats and Nocturnal Flowers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take part in an interactive project painting nocturnal flowers in fluorescent colors to add to a night-garden, “glow room” installation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, learn about self-guided activities, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists, join pollinator walks, and check out our “bee hotel”.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Saltwater Fishing

at East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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