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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 51–60 out of 343 events
from April 23, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, May 10, 2018

May10

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May10

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.
Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 11, 2018

May11

Family Skate Day

at Daniel M. O'Connell, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for an evening of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more! Roller skates will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Family Skate Night

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for an evening of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more! Roller skates will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Youth All Star Hoops Night

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Show off your inner all star by competing in our version of the NBA All Star Night.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Cedar Grove Beach Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater,…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May12

International Migratory Bird Day

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help Prospect Park Alliance celebrate the importance of stop-overs, like Prospect Park, to migratory birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Family Art Project: Messages for Mother Earth and Mom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about Pachamama, revered in South America, who teaches moderation in what we take from the earth. Make an inspired painting on a card with pop-out elements.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Birding Bonanza

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of free, family-friendly bird watching! Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds as they thrive in the Island’s restored habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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