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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 477 events
from April 24, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Friday, April 28, 2017

Apr28

Basketball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the fundamentals of basketball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Turtles team up with April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones to save New York City.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Fort Tryon Kids Workshop: Birds of Cabrini Woods

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
We will enjoy a unique tree canopy-level view of the woods and learn fun facts about migrating birds through art, acting, and other hands-on activities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

The 37th Annual Spring Double Dutch Tournament

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free Double Dutch Tournament!Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

Must See
Event
Apr29

Spring Kite Fest

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your own kite or create one while supplies last.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event

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