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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 356 events
from April 26, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, May 13, 2018

May13

Introducing…. The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - The Insect Illusions!

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will explore the world of insects through journaling and drawing live insects both in the classroom and outside.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Family Art Project: Messages for Mother Earth and Mom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about Pachamama, revered in South America, who teaches moderation in what we take from the earth. Make an inspired painting on a card with pop-out elements.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Mother’s Day Brunch in the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Guests will enjoy freshly-made hot dishes, muffins, scones, fair trade coffees, teas, and a complimentary glass of wine. Enjoy a stroll around the Garden.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids, Mother's Day, Food

Best For
Kids
May13

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

CANCELLED: Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Little Bay Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May13

Family Day

at Captain Tilly Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables,transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

May16

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, 2-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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