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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 21–30 out of 382 events
from October 16, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

CityParks Track & Field

at Linden ParkBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
From sprinting techniques to long-distance racing, javelin-throwing to long jump, hurdles to race-walking our Track & Field free program offers kids a chance to learn the building blocks of the sport.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Children's Craft Classes by Cathy

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cathy from Bruce’s Garden will start holding craft classes here at the Farmhouse!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Family Art Project: Wormy, Squirmy Decomposers Parade

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to storyteller Rama Mandel read "Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt", by Kate Messner, with art by Christopher Silas Neal, and hear about the critters at work in the cool damp earth beneath the ground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Historic Richmond Town's Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm

at Decker FarmStaten Island

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Harvest season at Decker Farm is fun for the entire family! Pick a pumpkin to take home, enjoy an old-fashioned hay ride, corn maze, arts and crafts, and face painting!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Decomposer Detectives Family Walks

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Are you curious about worms, insects, fungi and other creatures that live on the forest floor? Grab a magnifying glass and join us! his walk is held at 11:00 a.m., noon, and 1:00 p.m.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Halloween Festival

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Council Member Robert Holden for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Red Hook Harvest Festival at Red Hook Community Farm

at Red Hook Community FarmBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy food, DJs, games, contests, pumpkin carving, and more! Bring friends, family, and neighbors... and come in costume!
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Enjoy getting lost in NYC's 3-acre interactive corn maze. The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze.
Category: Games, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden’s ever-popular Pumpkin Patch is back and bigger than ever to bring you the quintessential fall family experience.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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