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Best for Kids

NYC Parks offers a multitude of events, programs and activities made with kids especially in mind. Children will have plenty to keep them active throughout the year no matter what their interests.

Best for Kids Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct 19

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Movies Under the Stars: Casper (1995)

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The friendly ghost, Casper, attempts to befriend the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert, but his nasty ghost uncles wreak havoc.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters Inc

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 20, 2017

Oct 20

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Drum Circle and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a drum circle in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Movies Under the Stars: ParaNorman (2012)

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A boy with the power to speak to the dead gathers an army of friends to fight zombies brought to life by a curse. Meanwhile, terrified townspeople prepare to fight the supernatural.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 20

Monster Mash

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Halloween-inspired activities will be available for children and youth throughout the evening. Costumes are encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for various Halloween costume categories.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Family Art Project: Leaf Crowns and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sit with your wee ones and listen to stories of fairies and elves found in Celtic mythology. Head to Wave Hill's woodland to make fairy-sized dwellings using sticks, leaves and moss.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate this milestone.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 21

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Fall Festival

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, a pumpkin patch, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all princesses and superheroes, ghouls and goblins too…it’s time for the annual Halloween partay at Le SCCARROUSEL in Bryant Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Fall Festival

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Activities will include apple cider pressing, cornhusk doll making, crazy quilt square making, a historic cooking demonstration with an interpreter, and a tour.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Young Victor Frankenstein uses an experiment to resurrect his dog, but Victor's fellow students steal his secret to use it to resurrect other dead animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Addams Family

at Fort Greene Park , Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free drive-in movie! Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the parking lot at the NY Aquarium as we screen this freaky family favorite.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 21

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Bronx Park Amphitheatre (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct 22

Family Art Project: Leaf Crowns and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sit with your wee ones and listen to stories of fairies and elves found in Celtic mythology. Head to Wave Hill's woodland to make fairy-sized dwellings using sticks, leaves and moss.

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Fall Foliage Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smart phone to capture evidence of your scavenger clues. Work on your own or as a team, in this fun family friendly program. Registration begins on October 16.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Dyed in Queens Demonstrations

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist-in-residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques.

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Rangers Choice: Nature Art

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful nature creations by using materials provided by mother nature. Registration is required for this program. Register on October 11.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Flow.17 Meet the Artist PhotographyTour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Best For
Kids

Monday, October 23, 2017

Oct 23

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Oct 24

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Oct 25

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Studio Art with Amy

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Studio Art is a special workshop that will teach youth 6 - 13 years old how to draw, paint, and create sculptures.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct 26

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Kids Halloween Hangout

at Hudson Park , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We'll have face painting, pumpkin painting/decorating, Halloween tunes, story time in the playground, cider, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Pumpkin Painting

at United We Stand Community Garden (in ) , Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Movies Under the Stars: The Witches

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oct 27

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Ghoulies Glow-in-the-Dark Paint Night

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to create stunning masterpieces using glow-in-the-dark paints to bring out your ghoulishly creative side. Project materials will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Day of the Dead Arts & Crafts and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of Day of the Dead arts and crafts in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata, Loving the Bronx, and BX Arts Factory.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Second Annual Halloween Movie Night

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly film at this community movie night, followed by a scary film suited for older audiences.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 27

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Leif Ericson Park , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct 28

Family Art Project: Spider Web Fashion

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Family Art Project Storyteller Rama Mandel for tales about special spiders, including the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Anansi the spider, the great folk hero and mischief maker.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Family friendly activities may include face painting, pumpkin decorating, cooking demo, and a spooky maze! Of course, there will be plenty of healthy treats as well!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York! Plus, bring your pup to the costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 28

Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We end our season with a bang, and our community comes out in their best costumes! There will be family friend fun, games, and healthy treats!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at NW plaza performance mounds (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 28

Family Gallery Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival

at Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more... ALL FOR FREE!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 28

Haunted House at the Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.

Must See
Event
Oct 28

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Movie Screening

at Athens Square , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Activities include crafts, games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and a free screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters, Inc. (2001)

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A little, unsuspecting girl befriends two monsters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Movies Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

at Virginia Park , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct 29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Family Art Project: Spider Web Fashion

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Family Art Project Storyteller Rama Mandel for tales about special spiders, including the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Anansi the spider, the great folk hero and mischief maker.

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Children's Fall Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Dress in costume for this popular annual fall celebration at the Queens County Farm Museum!

Must See
Event
Oct 29

Halloween at the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet and take pictures with Flora, Queens Botanical Garden’s friendly mascot! Show off your costume and bring trick-or-treat bags!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

2nd Annual "Batty Over Halloween" Celebration

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the festivities on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for a day filled with music, puppets, cotton candy, balloon twisting, face painting, munchkin pumpkins, and much more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 29

North Shore Pumpkin Patch

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and see the decorated Halloween garden and the North Shore Rotary pumpkin patch at Joe Holzka Community Garden
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 29

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Roll out that great Halloween costume early for our Park Slope Parents sponsored Costume Contest and Mini Parade – perfect for anyone who can’t stay up past 6:30 p.m.!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 29

Haunted House at the Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, and most of all the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail at the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, October 30, 2017

Oct 30

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Oct 31

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

A Haunting We Will Go

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Seafoam Street (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a frightful time with bugs, snakes, ghosts, goblins and the Urban Park Rangers. An event that is fun for all ages! Costumes and bravery welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

27th Annual Kids Halloween Parade

at The fountain (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
NYU and Manhattan Community Board 2 invite you to join the 27th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade, the city’s largest free children’s event on Halloween Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

WBO Pumpkin Party

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This year the Pumpkin Party will have arts and crafts, carnival games, photo ops, and feel boxes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Nov 1

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Studio Art with Amy

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Studio Art is a special workshop that will teach youth 6 - 13 years old how to draw, paint, and create sculptures.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Nov 2

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 3, 2017

Nov 3

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 3

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Nov 4

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 4

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour, then check out our activity table.

Best For
Kids
Nov 4

Handmade Greeting Card Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hand craft unique greeting cards using beautiful papers and embellishments.

Best For
Kids
Nov 4

Einstein and the Exploration of Outer Spce

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Professor Harold Kozak will discuss and illustrate how Einstein's ideas allowed us to travel to the moon and beyond, and will also enable us to find new planets and possibly alien life.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 4

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Nov 5

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids
Nov 5

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour, then join us at the activity table.

Best For
Kids
Nov 5

Dyed in Queens Demonstrations

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist-in-residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques.

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 6, 2017

Nov 6

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Nov 7

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Nov 8

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Studio Art with Amy

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Studio Art is a special workshop that will teach youth 6 - 13 years old how to draw, paint, and create sculptures.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Nov 9

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 9

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 9

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 10, 2017

Nov 10

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 10

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Nov 11

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 11

Fort Tryon Kids: Sketching & Painting Fall Foliage

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Peek into the science of trees and learn about the different parts of a leaf through sketching, leaf rubbing, and painting with water colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 11

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Best For
Kids
Nov 11

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Nov 12

241st Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come watch a blacksmith demonstration, listen to live 18th-century music, make arts and crafts, play games from the revolutionary period, and tour the battle scene.
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 13, 2017

Nov 13

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nov 14

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nov 15

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 15

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 15

Studio Art with Amy

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Studio Art is a special workshop that will teach youth 6 - 13 years old how to draw, paint, and create sculptures.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nov 16

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 16

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 16

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 17, 2017

Nov 17

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 17

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nov 18

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 18

Discovery Hike: Legends of the Fall

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fall is a great time to experience the Greenbelt forest and all its wonders. Join Greenbelt educators for a hike to the Heyerdahl ruins in Buck's Hollow.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 18

Storefront Science: What's Still Green?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments and observations—how they grow, what they look like inside—and find out what's still green and how plants surive through the winter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 18

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Nov 19

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nov 20

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Nov 21

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Nov 22

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 22

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Nov 23

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 23

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, November 24, 2017

Nov 24

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 24

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Nov 25

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 25

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Nov 26

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids
Nov 26

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 27, 2017

Nov 27

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Nov 28

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Nov 29

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Nov 29

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Nov 30

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 30

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Nov 30

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 1, 2017

Dec 1

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 1

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Dec 2

Fort Tryon Kids: Conifers, Pine Cones, and Evergreens

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover various conifers and evergreens through art and create a collage of mixed media using recycled, natural, and other various materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Dec 3

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 4, 2017

Dec 4

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Dec 5

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Dec 6

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Dec 7

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 8, 2017

Dec 8

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks' wildlife.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Dec 10

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 11, 2017

Dec 11

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dec 12

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Dec 13

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 13

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dec 14

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Dec 14

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Dec 14

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dec 15

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 15

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dec 16

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 16

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 18, 2017

Dec 18

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dec 19

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Dec 20

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 20

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Dec 21

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 22, 2017

Dec 22

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…

Best For
Kids
Dec 22

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Dec 23

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Dec 26

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Dec 27

Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 29, 2017

Dec 29

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Dec 30

Kids 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.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jan 20

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Feb 17

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Mar 17

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr 21

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May 19

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun 16

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul 21

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sep 15

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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