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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, July 28, 2016

Jul 28

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy five consecutive Thursdays of outdoor jams for our small Riverside Park South neighbors and friends.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

My Reptile Guy

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy this original and educational show featuring the display of several exotic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Stage Kids: Marc Cary: The Harlem Jam Sessions

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Watch a fantastic jazz performance by Marc Cary.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Kids Hatha Yoga Meditation

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

1:40 p.m.2:10 p.m.
Classes are designed to help children focus their minds and stretch their bodies, and practice various poses to improve posture, concentration, strength, coordination, and poise.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

The Uni Project at Charybdis Playground

at Charybdis Playground (in Astoria Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Charybdis Playground in Astoria Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Movies Under the Stars: Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

at Poe Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gum stuck in his hair signals the start of a disastrous day for 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould). One calamity follows another, but when Alexander tells his family about his misadventures, he finds little sympathy...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Maria Hernandez Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free family film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Movies Under the Stars: Open Season: Scared Silly

at Osborn Playground , Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This delightful animated feature unfolds when humans and animals…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jul 29

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

All About Soccer

at Linden Park (in Park Of The Americas) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come kick with us for an afternoon of soccer! Activities include clinics, drills and games!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Sing Along with Patrick

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Musician Patrick Raftery visits for a fun-filled, family-friendly, forest-focused summer sing-along.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

The Uni Project at Sean's Place

at Sean's Place , Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Sean's Place!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Town Square Presents SummerSTARZ: Pixels

at WNYC Transmitter Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When aliens mistake images of 1980s arcade games as a sign of aggression, they attack Earth with evil versions of Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and other video-game characters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at Crocheron Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Movies Under the Stars: Little Giants

at Father Macris Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A successful retired jock and his geeky younger brother play out their sibling…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Movies Under the Stars: Monster's Inc.

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects and see them fly upwards and downwards, backwards and forwards, or hover in mid-air.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Heather Forest will share the Japanese story "Three Strong Women" and LuAnn Adams will share the South African story "Magic Fish".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Family Activity Day: Colonial Ice Cream

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a break from the summer heat and make your own colonial inspired ice cream! Learn about the history of ice cream during the 1700s, and different unusual flavors colonists enjoyed.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Bonkerz the Clown will make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Bonkerz the Clown will make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

Movies Under the Stars: Cinderella (2015)

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Kenneth Branagh directs Disney's 2015, live-action take on the classic fairy…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Kivlehan Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Take a trip back in time to when star Monsters, Inc. employees Mike Wazowski...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 31

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects and see them fly upwards and downwards, backwards and forwards, or hover in mid-air.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Meet the Animals

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Volunteers for Wildlife to meet the animals on the Pier 6 lawns!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Youth Volleyball Clinics

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Billy B, the Science and Dance Man

at The Great Hill (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
What is biodiversity? How is it fostered within Central Park? Learn this and more through song, dance, audience participation, and a changing backdrop.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bonkerz the Clown 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.2:45 p.m.
Bonkerz the Clown will make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Bonkerz the Clown will make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

FMCP Movie Night: The Good Dinosaur

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot, a boy who offers his help and friendship.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Movies Under The Stars: Hotel Transylvania

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
At Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish resort, monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania

at Sobelsohn Park (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Mary Poppins

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Storytime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

FMCP Presents 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Peanuts gang in this fast-paced, lighthearted musical, guaranteed to please audiences of all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Movie Nights: Kung Fu Panda 3

at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Po and his "legendary adventures of awesomeness" face epic threats this time around. Meet a hilarious cast of new and old pandas!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Movies Under the Stars: Aladdin

at Superstorm Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Robin Williams's dizzying and hilarious voicing of the Genie is the main attraction of Aladdin.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

CityParks Puppetmobile Presents Puss in Boots

at Snug Harbor , Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Stories in the Garden: Plink! Plunk! Stories about Water

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us this week for splashy stories and songs about water, rain and the weather.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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

at Cherry Tree Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Patty Cake Theater presents Mr. Amoeba and the Geos

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Follow Mr. Amoeba and his students Cindy Circle, Stevie Square, and Tuttie Traingle as they confront the Garbage eating Wizard who wants the whole world to drink soda and eat litter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

FMCP Movie Night: Jurassic World

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus rex.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at Poe Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy...
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

at Kelly Park , Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Spawned from a lab experiment gone awry, teenage terrapins Leonardo,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy five consecutive Thursdays of outdoor jams for our small Riverside Park South neighbors and friends.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Kids In Motion Festival

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day filled with fun games, arts and crafts, group exercises, dance, and other great activities! Open to children, youth, and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

The Uni Project at Playground 103

at Playground 103 CIII , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Playground 103!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 5, 2016

Aug 5

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your voices and sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and hear some picture stories!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

A Splash from the Beach

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
We are bringing the beach to the park. Come play with sand, water, and beach balls! We will have arts and crafts, make your own snack, and limbo contest. Stay for the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival: Beach Volleyball Tournament

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is hosting a weekend of sports and fitness at Coney Island. Come watch or participate! On Saturday, join us for a beach volleyball competition, with free volleyball clinics.…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple way to tell time.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Regina Ress will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Most Incredible" and Ron Sopyla will share the Korean story "Sun Moon, Brother Sister".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Hands on History: Fan-tastic Fun

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make and decorate pretty fans inspired by the dress and grooming of the 19th century.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Storytime and 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
Aug 6

Cido The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. About Forest…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Herbert Hepworth – The Aristocrat Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Herbert leads the audience in dance games while also performing magic tricks from yesteryear.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Pebble Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry will perform the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park. And, enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Creed

at Wayanda Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Remember the Titans

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A high school football coach finds himself fighting for stakes much higher than the State Championship in this drama based on actual events.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Williamsbridge Oval , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The wizards at Pixar take us under the sea to the world of clownfish Marlin and his son Nemo in this free outdoor movie.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at Brower Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple way to tell time.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Shira & Friends

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Shira & Friends loves bringing its high energy, catchy tunes to its favorite kinds of audiences—the ones that love to dance along and become part of the show.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Leaf Arrow

at The Great Hill (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Through contemporary and historical storytelling, songs, and traditional dance, learn about the special relationship the Native American people have with the Earth.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Magical Miles Thorn 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.4:00 p.m.
Miles offers a unique Las Vegas style magic and illusion show for all types of events. The show is filled with fast-paced visual magic, live animals, and incredible displays of juggling.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Goosebumps

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A teen named Zach reluctantly moves from NYC to the quiet town of Madison, DE, where he quickly realizes that his reclusive neighbor is the horror author of the Goosebumps series.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Movies Under the Stars: Goosebumps

at Beach 20th Street Overlook (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 8, 2016

Aug 8

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Movies Under the Stars: Minions

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Please bring a blanket or low chair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Minions

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a series of unsuccessful master. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

My Reptile Guy

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy this original and educational show featuring the display of several exotic animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Storytime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Teatro Sea Presents: Mi Chivita Magica/My Magical Colombian Bus

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hop aboard "La Chivta", a bilingual show about a magical bus that journeys through the heartland of Colombia.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Movie Nights: Fly Away Home

at Sherman Creek Peninsula (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for this heartwarming tale of father and daughter as they attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south through the air.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Movies Under the Stars: The Smurfs

at Seaside Wildlife Nature Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. When the evil wizard, Gargamel, chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village,…
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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join Greenbelt Educators for a fun-filled summer adventure with stories, nature exploration, and sprinklers!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Stories in the Garden: Creepy Crawlies and Wiggly Wormies

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Each week Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs, and puppetry.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Shakespeare in the Park Presents: Julius Caesar

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike to Walker Pond to listen for (and possibly see) frogs. Headlamp or flashlight require
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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.

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Iron Kids Competition

at Marcus Garvey Park , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Get ready to have some fun! Come out and compete in Manhattan Recreation's Swim/Run competition. Space is limited to the first 100 children ages 6-13 years. Towel, swim suit and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

The Uni Project at Playground 103

at Playground 103 CIII , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Playground 103!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro's closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is ...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug 12

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Town Square Presents SummerSTARZ: Inside Out

at WNYC Transmitter Park , Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful life in the Midwest and forced to move to San Francisco.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Movies Under the Stars: Friday Night Lights

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. H.G. Bissinger's best-selling true-life account of a few months in the life of…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Movies Under the Stars: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

at Joyce Kilmer Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gum stuck in his hair signals the start of a disastrous day for 11-year-old Alexander. One calamity follows another, but when Alexander tells his family about his misadventures...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

A Day in the Life of the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx , 180th Street and Boston Road (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Our Citizen Science Stewards will participate in different studies throughout the watershed, culminating with a data exchange information about how to get involved with CS.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Poor Richard's Playground , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gerald Fierst will share the H.C. Andersen story "Nightingale" and Arif Choudhury will share the Arabian story "Arabian Tale".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Kids Cooking Workshop

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Cook up a seasonal summer dish with vegetables from our local farmers' market and fresh herbs from the 6&B's herb garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Binx the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Binx the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Zootopia

at Broad Channel Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free summer movie nights for the whole family! T
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Movies Under the Stars: School Of Rock

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The world's least-employable heavy metal guitarist is entrusted with the minds of upstate New York's best and brightest in this fish-out-of-water comedy...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 14

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

The Great Miguelino 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.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

FMCP Movie Night: The Land Before Time

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your own chair or blanket to this fun, free event.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. The world's least-employable heavy metal guitarist is entrusted with the minds…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug 15

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After his son Nemo (Alexander Gould) is captured, Marlin (Albert Brooks), a clownfish, sets out on an adventure with another fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to find him.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Music with Darlene Graham

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Storytime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Summer Movie Nights: The Land Before Time

at Bathgate Community Garden , Bronx

8:05 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Littlefoot, an orphaned brontosaurus, teams up with dinosaurs pals Cera, Ducky, Petrie, and Spike to reunite with their families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug 17

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join Greenbelt Educators for a fun-filled summer adventure with stories, nature exploration, and sprinklers!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

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

at James Weldon Johnson 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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

The Uni Project at Playground 103

at Playground 103 CIII , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Playground 103!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Movies Under the Stars: Toy Story

at Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. "Woody," a drawstring cowboy doll (Tom Hanks), is jealous of…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug 19

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

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.

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Petr Cancura's Down Home at Live at SeaGlass

at SeaGlass Carousel (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy Americana and jazz music by Petr Cancura's Down Home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Movies Under the Stars: The Blind Side

at Midland Field , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. This film is the remarkable true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This festival for all ages celebrates simple fun with live music all day and kite-making kits provided free for children (while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Pier 2 Family Field Day

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy obstacle courses on the play turf, bocce games, four square, shuffleboard, basketball clinics, handball, and fitness classes!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
April Armstrong will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Tea Pot" and Laura Bobrow will share "A True Life Story".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day! While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This free outdoor performance will unfold the life and art of Isadora Duncan with sensational dancing, delighting audiences of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at Wolfes Pond Park at Hylan Blvd (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sprightly sister Anna teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff and...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug 21

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 21

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Story Time and 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
Aug 21

Bonkerz the Clown 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.2:45 p.m.
Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Story Time in Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join neighborhood local authors and illustrators Betsy and Ted Lewin in their reading of books they have worked on featuring animals!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Ethel at Live at SeaGlass

at SeaGlass Carousel (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
To finalize this successful first season of Live at SeaGlass, the string quartet Ethel will perform on Sunday, August 21.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug 22

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Movies Under The Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy this exciting movie!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer Movie Nights: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

at Westervelt Community Garden , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:55 p.m.9:45 p.m.
A family of mice decide to move out to the west, where cats and mice are rumored to live in peace.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

FMCP Movie Night: Norm of the North

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Norm the polar bear doesn't know how to hunt, but he does possess the unique ability to talk to humans.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at 47th Street Entrance and 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps...
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. 1980s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug 24

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join Greenbelt Educators for a fun-filled summer adventure with stories, nature exploration, and sprinklers!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

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

at Bloomingdale 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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own

at Carlton Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at Harris Playground (in Harris Park) , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center , Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug 26

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your voices and sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and hear some picture stories!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Movies Under the Stars: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) clash over differing philosophies…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Family Activity Day: Make Colonial Toys

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy colonial games in the park and make toys children enjoyed 250 years ago, such as a whirligig.

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Peninnah Schram will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Snow Queen" and Judith Heineman will share the H.C. Andersen story "Seven Brothers".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Omar's Summer Celebration at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ex-stormtrooper Finn, desert dweller Rey, and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Game Plan

at Father Macris Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Gridiron Gang star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson picks up the pigskin once…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

at Schmul Park , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. It is a tribute to the genius of the Disney formula that the dramatic and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Movies Under the Stars: The Lorax

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams...
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 28

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Cido The Clown 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.2:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Outdoor Movie Night: Inside Out

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—conflict on how best to navigate a new city.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Movies Under the Stars: Bolt

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug 29

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studio.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview, Staten Island

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to play Flag Football at Grandview Park on Staten Island. All levels appropriate, ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Movie Nights: The Incredibles

at 103rd Street Community Garden , Manhattan

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join this average family of undercover superheroes as they use their powers in their suburban town to save the world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location , Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

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

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King Jr. Park) , 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…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Movies Under the Stars: Creed

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Franz Sigel Park , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula 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, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Levy Playground, Staten Island

at Levy Playground (in Levy Park) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at Levy Playground on Castleton and Jewett Ave. on Fridays from 10:00am-11:30am to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Faber Field House, Staten Island

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Faber Field House in Staten Island to play Flag Football on Fridays from 12:00pm-2:00pm. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Leeny Del Seamonds will share the Argentinian story "Renaldo" and Laura Simms will share the true tale "The Mud Sisters".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Canarsie Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots for seaside creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 4, 2016

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sep 5

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

The Amazing Captain Faust show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Omar's Summer Send-Off party at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Riverside Park Skate Clinic features three days of skateboarding instruction with Summer on the Hudson and instructor John Fudala.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The clinics are designed for beginner and intermediate skateboarders ages 5-13 to teach strong skill foundation .
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Rachel Zucker (and friends) will present a Celebration of Diane Wolkstein with a variety of stories.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Back to School

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beat the stress of returning to school with an afternoon of fun activities, including games, rides, craft projects, and free school supplies.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Family Day

at Rufus King Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, popcorn, a visit from The Nature Company, inflatables, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep 11

Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come to our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th Street Skate Park with competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all-day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Making Magic with Ethan 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.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sep 12

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Walker Park

at Walker Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Sunset Park , Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Bloomingdale Playground , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Donna Jacobs Sife will share the Biblical story "Samson and Delilah" and Susan Stone will share the German story "Hansel and Gretel".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Skats The Clown Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Skats The Clown Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep 18

32nd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Curly The Clown 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.2:45 p.m.
Her energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience. Curly’s magical talents and quick wit will keep all guests wondering and laughing!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Curly The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Her energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience. Curly’s magical talents and quick wit will keep all guests wondering and laughing!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sep 19

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 21

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 21

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 21

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 22

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 22

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 22

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 22

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Get Hooked: Children's Wildlife Education

at Southern waterfront just across the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Rolf Stand (as H.C. Andersen) will share the story "The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party", Laura Simms will share the Norwegian story "The Heart of the Giant", and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "Duck Fairytale".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep 25

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

The Magic of Rogue 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.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

The Magic of Rogue at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sep 26

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 28

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 28

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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 stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 29

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 29

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 30

Kids Express

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kids will engage in activities that encourages self expression through process-oriented art—allowing for individual expression.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 30

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 30

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Oct 4

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Oct 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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Tompkins Square Park , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct 10

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oct 11

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oct 13

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 15

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct 16

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Oct 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct 20

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct 22

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct 23

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Oct 25

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Oct 27

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens , Little Bay Parking Lot (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct 30

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Nov 1

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Nov 3

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nov 8

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Nov