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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 342 events
from April 22, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Apr29

Totally Trees Family Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Through observation and inquiry, discover how trees grow by looking at a tree’s parts and the role each part plays in a tree’s life cycle.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 1

Kid's Le Petit Art: Dioramas and 3D Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art and miniature worlds as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 2

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 3

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, 2-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 3

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 3

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 4, 2018

May 4

Public Art Opening and Participatory Event with Judith Modrak

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will transform two new sculptures by recalling a powerful memory and then sharing the memory by depositing it in a sculpture.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Angels in the Outfield

at Father Macris Park, Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A young baseball fan prays for help for his losing team and his prayers are…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Learn to Ride

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

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