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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 61–70 out of 382 events
from May 26, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Wade Into the Bronx River: Great Fish Count

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A free, family event provided by the Bronx River Alliance to take a look under the surface of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Dance Fest LES

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the El Jardin del Paraiso for a dance festival for Lower East Side groups, featuring East Village dance youth, professional companies, duos, and soloists.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Aloha to Summer

at Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for a afternoon of games, inflatables, music, popcorn, ices, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Spring Scavenger Hunt

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Storefront Science: All About Plants

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments—how they grow, what they look like inside—and take home your own potted herb!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Historic New York: Little Red Lighthouse Open House

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
A Ranger will be on hand to provide information about the history of this unique landmark while you tour the inside. Enter the park at 181st Street and Plaza Lafayette. First Come, First Served.
Category: History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of On Beyond Bugs: All about Insects by Tish Rabe, followed by a bug magnifier craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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