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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 281–290 out of 484 events
from July 23, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

City Summer Streets 2017

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On Saturday August 5, 12, and 19 nearly seven miles of New York City's streets will be opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Summer Streets provides space for healthy…
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All children are welcome with a parent or caregiver.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Fort Tryon Kids: Create Your Gardenscape with Artist Jenae Schwartz

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join local Artist Jenae Schwartz to carefully examine the flowers and butterflies of the Heather Garden. Then create your ideal gardenscape artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Marc Young will share the Palestinian story "The Camel Husband" and Judith Heineman will share the Afghan story "The Wooden Sword."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Midland Beach Park

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 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!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities in the park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

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

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