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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 81–90 out of 449 events
from April 30, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

Basketball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the fundamentals of basketball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

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
May12

Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC, and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

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
May13

Family Art Project: Fabric Frames and Lavender Sachets for Mom

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make special gifts for mom!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

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
May13

Learn to Ride

at Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Central Park Conservancy Family Discovery Day

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of discovery and learn first-hand about the people, plants, and wildlife that make Central Park thrive!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

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

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