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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 314 events
from August 30, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:30 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
Sep 3

Family Art Project: Print and Fly with Monarch Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With paint and techniques involving symmetry, make large-scale, printed butterflies with gorgeous, orange-and-black patterned wings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

10:00 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
Sep 3

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Leeny Del Seamonds will share the Argentinian story "Renaldo" and Laura Simms will share the true tale "The Mud Sisters".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

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
Sep 3

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
Sep 3

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Canarsie Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots for seaside creatures.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Hands on History: Old News, New News

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create paper out of recycled materials, read news stories for kids, and take a free tour of King Manor where you'll see a copy of The Long Island Farmer, the first newspaper published in Queens.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

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
Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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