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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 251–260 out of 398 events
from August 19, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Family Garden Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Faces of Astoria with Astoria Ally Alliance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Astoria Ally Alliance will facilitatr the creation of self-portraits and other visual expressions, in order to display them in the education area for a one-day celebration of diversity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Omar’s Summer Send-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In this modern retelling of a Disney classic, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman named Belle is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

Family Art Project: Painting Outdoors with Eliza, Susie, and Harriet

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow the adventurous, passionate spirit of trail-blazing Hudson River School painters Elizabeth Gilbert Jerome, Susie M. Barstow and Harriet Cany Peale.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

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
Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th St. Skate Park, featuring competitions, open skate, raffle, food vendors and all day fun.
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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