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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 387 events
from May 25, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
What minerals make up the soil around us? Use plaster made from the mineral gypsum to create your own sculptural rock formation, and tint with your choice of color.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Summer on the Hudson: Learn To Ride

at Bike Path at 135th Street, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
New riders ages five and older learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Learn to Ride

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

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
May27

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Printmaking in the Park: Mobile Print Power

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Mobile Print Power for a multilingual drawing and silk screen printing session to create images for an upcoming public artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Omar's Summer Blast-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. About Forest Parkā€¦
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Underhill Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mike and Sulley attend Monsters University and start a rivalry that puts their education in danger in this prequel set before they were both star employees at Monsters, Inc.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater...
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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