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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 1–10 out of 157 events
from August 19, 2017 to December 27, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Whatever Floats Your Boat with Ian Gerson

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
While learning about the NYC’s waterfronts, we will experiment with creating our own floatable sculptures equipped with wind-up propellers, sails, and other methods to make them move.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Aug19

Family Day

at Wayanda Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I.Daneek Miller for an afternoon of games, face paitning, crafts, health screenings, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

District 28 Family Day

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for an afternoon of inflatables, games, music, popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ana Carmela Ramirez at Mi Gente Music Festival

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx

12:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for Mi Gente! 2nd Annual Latinx Music Festival celebrating Transnational Communities in the Music, Arts and Culture. Their resiliency has helped people beyond borders and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Festivals
Free!

Aug19

Nature Center Adventures

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts, and games and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Nature Center Adventures

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

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
Aug19

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

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