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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 51–60 out of 447 events
from March 29, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Monday, April 10, 2017

Apr10

Kids Week Staten Island: Beach Scavenger Hunt

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Search and collect the many coastal treasures on this sandy beach with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about insects and search for the six-legged critters under rocks and logs.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Bronx: Coastal Exploration

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids, join the Rangers as we explore the shore of Pelham Bay Park while looking for wildlife living along the bay area.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Brooklyn: Bug Exploration

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology for Kids

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park to learn about rocks of the world and the geology of New York City.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Apr11

Kids Week Staten Island: All About Owls

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Whooo knows what we will find as we look through owl pellet's and learn more about the adaptions of owls!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk through Alley Pond Park and learn about the different birds that live in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Brooklyn: Sea Shore Exploration

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities. You never know what you may observe on these sea shore exploration.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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