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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 92 events
from February 24, 2018 to December 1, 2018
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Hands On History: Make Your Own Clay Pot

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can hear the story of Dave, an enslaved man who was both a potter and poet, and then learn about the history of the anti-slavery movement.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun16

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Jun27

Art Inspired by...Faith Ringgold

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jul 7

Hands On History: Become an American Revolution Spy

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can learn all about the ways American spies kept their secrets during the Revolution, and learn how to send their own secret messages!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug18

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

Hands On History: 18th Century Music and Sing-Along

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own shaker instrument, decorate it, and dance and play along to tunes that Rufus King and his family would have listened to in their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sep15

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6

7th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Old Stone House at the 7th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival to celebrate the fiber arts, including knitters, crafters, etc.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct 6

Hands On History: Make Your Own Crazy Quilt Square

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
A popular pastime 200 years ago, crazy quilts were made from spare scraps of fabric and sewn with fancy stitches. Design your own at King Manor!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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