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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 11–20 out of 183 events
from September 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep26

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Rowing Tryouts in Manhattan

at George Washington Educational Campus, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come try out for our team, learn to row, and get a serious leg up on the college track. No experience is required.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep27

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Rowing Tryouts in Queens

at Flushing YMCA, Queens

3:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come try out for our team, learn to row, and get a serious leg up on the college track. No experience is re­quired.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep28

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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