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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 481–490 out of 714 events
from July 25, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Family Activity Day: Make Colonial Toys

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy colonial games in the park and make toys children enjoyed 250 years ago, such as a whirligig.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

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
Aug 27

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ex-stormtrooper Finn, desert dweller Rey, and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. It is a tribute to the genius of the Disney formula that the dramatic and…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Game Plan

at Father Macris Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Gridiron Gang star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson picks up the pigskin once…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lorax

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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