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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 311–320 out of 353 events
from August 19, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep26

Kids Le Petit 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 their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep27

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep28

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.
Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 29, 2017

Sep29

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Kids Urban Ecology of Highbridge Park

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come explore the wildlife and natural history of Highbridge Park. We'll search for biotic and abiotic factors, examine rocks and trees, and imagine what Highbridge Park looked like hundreds of years ago.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

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
Sep30

Family Art Project: Mapping the Bronx Green

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled maps and printmaking, create individual collages or join in a collaborative map installation highlighting Bronx green spaces--like Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

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.
Rolf Stang (as H.C. Andersen) will present The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party and Laura Simms will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Ugly Duckling."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Compare leaves of all shapes and colors on a guided Fall Foliage Hike through Silver Lake Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids

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