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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 41–50 out of 206 events
from July 29, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Painting Nature

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them. Supplies will be provided!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp - Session One

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

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
Aug 10

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte

at Poor Richard's Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

GreenThumb Workshop: Art in the Garden Series: Musical Mobiles and Wind Chimes

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop we will create our own unique, rustic and recycled wind chimes! We will hang terra cotta pots and any other “found” items you bring along to hang from branches to create mobiles.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Painting on the Rooftop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Participants will learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing, and composition. You'll get to take home your painting!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

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
Aug 11

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp - Session One

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer in the Square: Kids Activities

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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