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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 11–20 out of 118 events
from August 30, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Hands on History: Old News, New News

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create paper out of recycled materials, read news stories for kids, and take a free tour of King Manor where you'll see a copy of The Long Island Farmer, the first newspaper published in Queens.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Continental Knit

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the Continental style of knitting. Learn how to hold your needles for Continental style, how to cast on, knit, and purl.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Family Art Project: Print and Fly with Monarch Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With paint and techniques involving symmetry, make large-scale, printed butterflies with gorgeous, orange-and-black patterned wings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Kid's Whimsies: Line Figures With Personality

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Children will create their own line figure characters in motion and give them personality.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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