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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 447 events
from March 29, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Apr11

Kids Week: Fort Greene History and Colonial Games

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the traditions, dress, and games of the colonial people and Native Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Spring Break Activities for Kids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
While school's out, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! Children can sift and search through the Queens Botanical Garden's Exploration Station.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Vacation Art: Sketching Spring–Capturing Nature's Contours

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn accessible techniques like blind and sighted contour drawing to record the details of spring growth in your new nature journal, and label them to help you remember your experience.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Find out how reptiles and amphibians play an important role in our local ecosystem. Gain a new appreciation for these misunderstood creatures.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Art in Action

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Soccer Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children will be able to participate in a variety of physical exercises while learning the basic fundamentals of soccer.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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