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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 191–200 out of 362 events
from April 20, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun21

Plaza Theatrical Presents The Wizard of Oz

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Capoeira in the Park

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

12th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Festival

at Beach 90th Street (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway rocks with family fun at the 12th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Festival, which includes surf contests, a local arts and crafts shopping village, skateboard demos, and live music.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Markets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Summer Kickoff

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us at Rockaway Beach for a fun-filled day for families to enjoy! There will be inflatables, Parks' Playmobile, arts and crafts, music, and refreshments.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It's the latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman in a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jun24

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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