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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 241–250 out of 486 events
from July 24, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Handheld Games of the Past

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
put down the remote or controller and join Prospect Park Alliance to learn classic handheld games from the past like graces, hoops, quoits, horseshoes, and 9-pin bowling.
Category: Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

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.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Nature Walk

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In addition to various flora and fauna, our park is frequented by squirrels, pigeons, and the occasional falcon or hawk.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 14, 2017

Aug14

Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion debajo del Sol! - Mini Camp

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FREE Interactive theatre workshops for the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair to watch a free screening of the Oscar-winning animated movie Zootopia!
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Toy Story 3

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
?The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Aug15

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
Aug15

Storytime at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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