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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 11–20 out of 708 events
from June 27, 2017 (x) to January 20, 2020
in Best for Kids (x) category
in Queens (x)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Dec 1

Think Tank: Evergreen Experiments

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come test the chemical, structural, and biological properties of ancient evergreen species. We’ll be serving homemade, sweet white pine tea during our class.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Workshops

Best For
Kids
Dec 1

Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a special performance of excerpts from Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s new production “Navidad,” featuring live music and dance that celebrate U.S. and Mexican Christmas traditions.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Dec 1

6th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Central Astoria LDC on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for music, train rides, refreshments, the holiday tree lighting, and much more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Dec 2

Christmas in the Garden

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Christmas in the Garden returns to Queens Botanical Garden with live musical performances, photos with Santa (fee required), tree lighting, holiday crafts, and blowout sales at QBG Shop!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Grand Menorah Lighting

at Federoff TriangleQueens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Chabad of Rego Park/JRCC for the Grand Menorah Lighting, featuring live music, kids fair and carnival, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Dec 8

The Bones of Baisley Pond

at Sutphin Playground (in Baisley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Did you know? While dredging the bottom of Baisley Pond in the late 1800s, city workers unearthed the remains of an American Mastodon.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Annual Brookville Park Tree Lighting

at Brookville Park Tree Lighting (in Brookville Park)Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and join the Friends of Brookville Park for the annual tree lighting event at Brookville Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Dec 9

LIC Landing Tree Lighting Festival

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 a.m.6:00 a.m.
Join Hunters Point Parks Conservancy for their annual tree lighting featuring caroling, holiday arts and crafts, refreshments, a visit with Santa, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 9

SOLD OUT: Wreath Making Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Create your own festive holiday wreath and learn about the types of conifers on a visit to QBG’s Pinetum. All materials included. Registration required.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Fourth Annual Chanukah on the Park

at Yellowstone ParkQueens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Chabad of Forest Hills North for the lighting of an 18-foot menorah, live music, fun activities for kids, a huge coin drop, and much more!
Category: Concerts, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event

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