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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 231–240 out of 727 events
from July 27, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

GreenThumb Workshop: Art in the Garden Series: Musical Mobiles and Wind Chimes

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop we will create our own unique, rustic and recycled wind chimes! We will hang terra cotta pots and any other “found” items you bring along to hang from branches to create mobiles.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Shakespeare in the Park Presents: Julius Caesar

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike to Walker Pond to listen for (and possibly see) frogs. Headlamp or flashlight require
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Children will create their own stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp - Session One

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer in the Square: Kids Activities

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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