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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 41–50 out of 750 events
from July 29, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Movies Under The Stars: Hotel Transylvania

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
At Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish resort, monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Mary Poppins

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 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 2

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Garden Camp for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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