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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 31–40 out of 408 events
from June 25, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Family Art Project: Nature’s Canvas Bags

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create an image of watery ripples, waves, washes or sprays on an everyday canvas bag that you can take everywhere! Create it as a memento or to show off your love for water and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

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.
Megan Hicks will share the English story "King Thrushbeard," and Navida Stein will share the Indian tale "Old Woman and the Pumpkin."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Betsy Head Playground

at Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Plover Day

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks' to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Discover one of New York City's endangered species, the Piping Plover, and ways you can help protect it by sharing the beach.
Category: Birding, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Family Garden Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Upstander Love Letters with Museum of Impact

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During this interactive workshop, all are welcome to write, read, and create artistically-decorated letters of support to Upstanders.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff and check out our activity table.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Hands-On-History: American Lanterns

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore how Americans in the 19th century, like the Kings, celebrated Independence Day and then make festive red, white, and blue lanterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

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.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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