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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 21–30 out of 125 events
from January 20, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Lunar New Year: New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street at Chrystie Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be performances, vendors, and giveaways. The main event, the Firecracker Ceremony, is scheduled for noon.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan28

Living with Deer

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will play a Deer Survival Game and find signs of deer in the park, hike outdoors, and share five tips to follow to promote a healthy coexistence with these animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan28

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.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan28

Astronomy: Winter Solar System

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan29

Family Art Project: Re-Framing Winter

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Decorate your favorite winter scenery with palettes of warm and cool colors and an abundance of nature beads, wooden shapes, and your own collection of natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan29

Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of this ancient celebration and the symbolism of the rooster. Create fun crafts and enjoy traditional snacks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year

Best For
Kids
Jan29

Astronomy: The New Moon

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Feb 2

Forest Explorers Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for a morning of exploration and outdoor fun!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 2

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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