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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 31–40 out of 161 events
from September 26, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - ParaNorman

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
In this delightful animated feature, Norman has the ability to speak with the dead—and he often prefers their company to that of the living.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at 47th Street Entrance and 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Nature Exploration Hike: Bugs and Butterflies (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Tide Pool Exploration and Seining

at Cleveland Avenue and Mansion Avenue (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City in this tide pool exploration and seining program.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Oct 4

Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Oct 5

Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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