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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 221–230 out of 512 events
from July 20, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug 3

Stories In The Shade

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

NYC Parks Presents: IronKid Competition

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The IronKid Competition consists of a short swim followed by a short run. Throughout the run, participants will be tested with various physical challenges.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Basketball Clinic with BALSA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Jennifer’s Playground

at Jennifer's Playground, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and read picture book stories.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Family Camping: Fort Totten, Queens

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 26.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event

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