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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 472 events
from April 26, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Hands-On History: Papier-Mache

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create papier mache bowls inspired by the ceramic works of art made by Dave the Potter, an early African-American artist.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
May 7

Family Art Project: Climate Kites Parade

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
oin visiting artist Andrea Lomanto to design a simple paper kite to display your environmental dream for caring for the earth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Ranger's Choice: Woodland Fairy House Walk

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In folklore, the woodland fairies awaken the forest and bring about spring. We'll observe the fanciful plants and animals which inhabit the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

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
May 7

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

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

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

Best For
Kids
May 7

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

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 Up, Down & Around by Katherine Ayres, followed by a seed planting.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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