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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 71–80 out of 409 events
from June 29, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Creature Colony with Linda Ganjian

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will use clay, clothespins, and other materials to build creatures that represent something about us, but with superpowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Paper Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Fort Tryon Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Eva Neves, artist and educator, for a fun night of crafts, games, stories, and firefly catching!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Batman Movie

at Kivlehan Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

The Connective Project

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates Prospect Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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