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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

Monday, August 19, 2019

Aug19

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug19

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.

Best For
Kids
Aug19

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug19

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a fun day of sports programming! Some sports are held clinic style while others are open play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars : Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars : Green Book

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Dumbo (2019)

at Sheepshead PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this heartfelt live-action remake, Dumbo’s extraordinary powers of flight makes him a circus superstar but places him in jeopardy of reuniting with his mother.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Shazam!

at American PlaygroundBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, this superhero film centers on Billy Batson (Asher Angel), a teenage boy who can transform into an adult superhero (Zachary Levi).
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

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.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Early Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn early elementary math—counting, shapes, basic addition and subtraction, and more—for free.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Kids Story Time

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy meowsic, stories, and crafts, too, with Cali Co Cat and Le Carrousel Pals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

CityParks Foundation PuppetMobile: Bessie's Big Shot

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come root Bessie on in this variety show as she attempts the impossible and searches for her special talents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a fun day of sports programming! Some sports are held clinic style while others are open play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Basketball Clinics with King Hoops (Tuesday)

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for two-hour basketball clinics led by KING Hoops, NYC’s premier youth basketball organization. Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Kids Music or Family Sign Language

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Luau at the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate that it's still summer with hula dance lessons, sand boxes, water tables, arts and crafts, volleyball and limbo competition.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: The Emoji Movie

at Brevoort PlaygroundBrooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for free family film! The Emoji Movie This 2017 comedy film centers on Gene, a multi-expressional…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.

Best For
Kids
Aug21

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug21

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a fun day of sports programming! Some sports are held clinic style while others are open play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

NYPL And El Catano Present: The Art Of Mime

at El Catano Community GardenManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free performance and lessons on the fundamentals of miming.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

ConEdison Family Science Night: Energy — Return to Physics

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The challenge, observe and use energy to understand gravity, friction, and several other forces, as we once again return to the vast universe of physics!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Outdoor Cinema: March of the Penguins

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Winner of the Best Documentary Oscar in 2005, an accessible score and Morgan Freeman’s avuncular narration make this march family-friendly, too.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug21

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Smallfoot

at Dry Dock PlaygroundManhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: X-Men: Dark Phoenix

at Seaside Wildlife Nature ParkStaten Island

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. Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Teen Titans Go! To the Movie

at Linden ParkBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:35 p.m.
The Teen Titans realize they're not "real" superheroes because there's not a movie about them. The five friends vow to do something heroic enough to warrant a big-screen adaption.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

at Carroll ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for free family film! Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Based on Megan McDonald's Judy…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

9:00 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. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot.…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Early Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn early elementary math—counting, shapes, basic addition and subtraction, and more—for free.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug22

NYPL: Toddler Story Time At El Catano

at El Catano Community GardenManhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come to the garden for a morning of singing, dancing, and storytelling.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Oh Behave! with The Mannerhausens

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Join Zany British sisters Eddy and Kit as they use family “pearls of wisdom” to address social awareness, manners, and kindness in a hilarious one-of-a-kind way!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a fun day of sports programming! Some sports are held clinic style while others are open play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

NYPL StoryTime at Ollie's Playgound

at Ollie's Playground (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for a free storytime event in partnership with the Hamilton Grange Branch of the New York Public Library.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

West African Dance Workshop

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
ACBX utilizes capoeira to build and empower communities, help youth, and inspire people to reach their maximum potential.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

at Pena Herrera Park (in Pena Herrera Playground)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Emmet Brickowski attempts to rescue his friends from the Systar System while dealing with a coming cataclysm known as "Armamageddon”.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.

Best For
Kids
Aug23

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug23

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a fun day of sports programming! Some sports are held clinic style while others are open play.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Town Square's SummerStarz: A Polish Night

at WNYC Transmitter ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy storytelling of Polish folk tales, live performances by Polish artist and writer Jana Astanov and her group ASTRALOOP, and a screening of the classic film, Peter & The Wolf.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Beach Days / Riviera Nights-Drive-In Movie Night: Aquaman

at Off of Boardwalk at Section #4 - Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us in the Orchard Beach Parking Lot for a free screening of Aquaman on a very big screen! Check out food trucks, games, and fun activities before the movie!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Movie Night: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

at Glover Street Community GardenBronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Teen Mile Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Hudson RiverFlicks - Animated Favorites: Trolls

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Two trolls must rescue their friends from being eaten by a gluttonous king.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: End Game

at Francis Lewis ParkQueens 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 film. Know Before You Go You should arrive…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

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
Aug24

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Thomas Jefferson Track Day

at Thomas Jefferson ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and show us your speed in several competitive running events for different age groups.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Thomas Jefferson Track Day

at Thomas Jefferson ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and show us your speed in several competitive running events for different age groups.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Family Festival: Young Artists en Plein Air

at On the High Line (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Draw inspiration from the gardens’ landscapes and the magic of the contemporary artworks included in En Plein Air, our 2019 group art exhibition on the High Line.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Learn to Ride

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike and a helmet for this free, fun event for children ages five or older! Show your kids how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Tudor Park , Asphalt Softball Field…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Discovery Walks for Families: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Garden Story Hour: Feelings

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy storytelling, songs, movement, and hands-on activities for kids all set in the Wyckoff Children’s Garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Pick & Prep: Farm Fresh Foods

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to the farm to harvest fruits and veggies and prepare a light lunch together. All our food scraps will be composted to help nourish future crops. Families are welcome.

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Pick & Prep: Farm Fresh Foods

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to the farm to harvest fruits and veggies and prepare a light lunch together. All our food scraps will be composted to help nourish future crops. Families are welcome.

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Summer Fest

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Recreation for a day of family fun at our annual Summer Fest event at Hunts Point Recreation Center. Activities will include sports, fun clinics and demonstrations,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Bronx Summerfest

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Recreation for a day of Family Fun Activities at our annual Summerfest Event at Hunts Point Recreation Center. Activities will include: Sports, Fun Clinics &…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Opening Event of "TimeSeed"

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
“Timeseed” is an ongoing project that uses seeds as a model to communicate across time, preserving the stories of our past and sending messages into the future.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Making Magic with Ethan

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 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. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

IndoRican Multicultural Dance Performance: Taino Calling Song

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The piece represents the indigenous people of Puerto Rico and healing through dance. It is a community-based circle dance lead by a female elder.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Family Camping & Astronomy: Brooklyn

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an overnight adventure that includes star gazing. Registration is required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Fort Tryon ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Sleep under the stars at our free overnight family camping program in the beautiful and majestic Fort Tryon Park! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration is required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Marvel

at John Jay ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. PG-13
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

at I.S. 62

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free outdoor screening of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

at Seguine Avenue and Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Marvel

at East Elmhurst PlaygroundQueens

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 film. Know Before You Go You should arrive…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Youth Animal Flow with Marcel BellaNegra

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us for your chance to learn capoeira, yoga, and break dancing moves all while channeling your spirit animal.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Discovery Walks for Families: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes that make up the Park's only formal garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Basketball Clinics with King Hoops (Sunday)

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games. The KING Hoops basketball program is one of the premier youth basketball organizations across NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Free Family Dance Class with Queensboro Dance Festival

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to the park for free, outdoor community dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Making Magic with Ethan

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 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
Aug25

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue BeachStaten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Conference House Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: End Game

at Wayanda ParkQueens

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 film. Know Before You Go You should arrive…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 26, 2019

Aug26

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Crazy Rich Asians

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Friends of Cunningham and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Know Before You Go You should arrive…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Aug27

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

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.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Palabras Pura at Poe

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Literacy Inc volunteers will read a children’s book in English and Spanish followed by an activity based on that book.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Kids Music or Family Sign Language

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast

at Nathan Straus Playground (P.S. 140)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

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.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

LiteracyINC and NYPL Read Aloud

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join LiteracyINC and NYPL in our backyard for a bilingual read-a-long followed by an activity for the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Watercolors on the Waterfront

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

at Maria Hernandez ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
This Oscar-winning animated feature is based on the Marvel Comics character, Miles Morales / Spider-Man, and follows Miles as he becomes one of the many Spider-Men that team up to save New York City from Kingpin.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Movies Under the Stars: Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

at Sunset ParkBrooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
?This fantasy follows Tim (Justice Smith) as partners with the wise-cracking super-sleuth Detective Pikachu to find his father.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

CityParks Foundation PuppetMobile: Bessie's Big Shot

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come root Bessie on in this variety show as she attempts the impossible and searches for her special talents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

West African Dance Workshop

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
ACBX utilizes capoeira to build and empower communities, help youth, and inspire people to reach their maximum potential.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
This Oscar-winning animated feature is based on the Marvel Comics character, Miles Morales / Spider-Man, and follows Miles as he becomes one of the many Spider-Men.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars Attack of the Clones

at Wolfe's Pond ParkStaten Island

8:00 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. Ten years after the The Phantom Menace, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war.…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Ralph Breaks the Internet

at Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 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

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

City Parks Foundation Puppet Mobile: Bessie's Big Shot

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bessie the cow dreams of joining the circus. But can she lift more than Ziegfried, the strongest man in the world? Fly on the trapeze high above the crowd? Come root Bessie on in this…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: Pokémon Detective Pikachu

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This fantasy follows Tim (Justice Smith) as partners with the wise-cracking super-sleuth Detective Pikachu to find his father.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Movies Under the Stars: Incredibles 2

at Bayside FieldsQueens

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 film. Know Before You Go You should arrive…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

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
Aug31

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and craft your own colorful inflatables using plastic sheets and tape, then inflate your creations for an interactive movement performance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Mary Poppins Returns

at Corlears Hook ParkManhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

8:00 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. Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: 27th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Watch the Parade of Tugs from Pier I and listen to radio broadcasts from those on board.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing from Socrates’ beach at Hallets Cove.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Sep 3

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Free Summer Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Movies Under the Stars: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

at Sara D Roosevelt Park (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A villain's maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sep 4

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Movies Under the Stars: Ralph Breaks the Internet

at Frederick Johnson Park (in Frederick Johnson Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at James Weldon Johnson PlaygroundManhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Movies Under the Stars: The Princess Bride

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In a peaceful little valley, the remains of an abandoned picnic sparks warfare between two tribes of rival ants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Greenbelt on the Go: Bat Hike

at Clove Lakes ParkStaten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Walk around Clove Lakes Park to look for bats. Learn what they eat, how they catch prey, and understand more about these creatures of the night. Suitable for ages 7 +.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

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
Sep 7

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Wings, Wands & Woodlands: Fairy Workshop

at Water's Edge Garden (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit our urban woodland to make all things fairy: wands, wings, and little fairy houses. Walk along our forest path to look for signs of fairies, protectors of our woods.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Andean Culture and Crafting

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with pre-Hispanic Andean culture (specifically from Inca and Chavin civilizations) through crafting.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Tour FDNY’s Training Academy 'The Rock'

at FDNY Fire Academy (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join RIPA and NYC's Bravest for a tour of this unique and active training academy.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Movies Under the Stars: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

at St. Vartan ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Nature Discovery: Pond Life

at 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get hands-on in our pond, using dip nets to comb the pond and learn all about these species.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic in Manhattan with live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, carnival rides and games, local food and merchandise vendors, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 8

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

The Explorer's Club: Survival Crash Course

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sep 9

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sep10

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Park

at Harlem Art ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Wonder Park tells the story of an amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep11

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep11

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep11

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep11

Watercolors on the Waterfront

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline or whatever else your heart desires!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Movies Under the Stars: Smallfoot

at Dry Dock PlaygroundManhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
?A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

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
Sep14

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Shibori in Shades of Blue

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join artist Janice Patrignani for a participatory fiber art workshop using natural indigo dye.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Playground Design

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Isamu Noguchi designed playgrounds that are also works of art. Join Noguchi Museum educators to explore how a playground can be a sculpture, and then design your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Raptor Fest

at East Meadow (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close. Join NYC Parks at the annual Raptor Fest, hosted by the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep14

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Monarch Celebration

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us during what should be the height of monarch butterfly migration in our area. We’ll explore our gardens and natural areas in search of these charismatic creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Movies Under the Stars: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

at Little Flower PlaygroundManhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sep16

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sep17

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Wondrous Water

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On World Water Monitoring Day, we’ll address the importance of protecting our local water bodies and showcase how Randall's Island Park Alliance's staff track the water’s health!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Kids Yoga with Sacred Sounds Yoga in Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping with the Urban Park Rangers and your family is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and create lasting memories. Participants are selected by lottery. Registration opens on Sept 11.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep20

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Inwood Hill Park, home to Manhattan's last remaining natural forest and owls! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration begins on Wednesday, September 11.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

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
Sep21

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Brooklyn Chess Festival

at Eastern Parkway between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Individuals of all levels are invited to learn how to play, challenge a master, or just enjoy various board games.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Coastal Exploration

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on Rockaway Beach to explore the ecological diversity of our coastal shorelines.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on September 11.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Ecosystem Explorers: Micro-Ecosystems

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Sep24

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Kids and Families Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating tiny art to take home or give as a gift. Make tiny stuffed felt animals and other things. (All ages)
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sep25

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Kids and Families Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
We will use recyclable materials to create fun projects with the participants.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, stories and poems, and arts for learning fun. (Tots)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids make fun items, including twirling ribbon sticks and skyline silhouette art, inspired by the summer season.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

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
Sep28

Kids Summer Morning Recreation

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Kids will engage in fun tabletop games and physical activities. Kids may select their activity from available options.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Saltwater Fishing

at East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration begins on Wednesday, September 18.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Park Preserve (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Staten Island's wild side! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration ends on August 3.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

35th Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town; visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels. The festival concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Sunset and S'mores

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers lead you on this sunset hike through Van Cortlandt Park. Afterward, participants will be treated to s'mores over an open fire. Registration is required.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Meadow Walk: Sensational Seeds

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Hell Gate Wildflower Meadow and learn about the beautiful native fall blooms and their diverse seeds and seed pods, from milkweed to coneflower.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Summer on the Hudson: 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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 6

Harvest Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 6

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite the community to gather with us to nationally acknowledge and reflect upon the 400 years since Africans were first brought to Jamestown to be sold into bondage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Fall Walks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk with us through our gardens, woodland trail, and wetlands to see the colorful changes happening on the Island.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct13

Bayswater Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be a pumpkin patch, pony and hayrides, music, face painting, arts and crafts, inflatables, a magician, playmobile, games, and refreshments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct13

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Pumpkin Painting: Brooklyn

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It’s that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Fall Walks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk with us through our gardens, woodland trail, and wetlands to see the colorful changes happening on the Island.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Art on the Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct24

Pumpkin Painting: Bronx

at United We Stand Community Garden (in )Bronx, 138th Street Community GardenBronx

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
It’s that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct26

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct31

Halloween Boo Bash

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us for crafts, games, treats, and spooky fun before you go trick-or-treating.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Halloween Garden Party

at Patchen Community SquareBrooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Community Halloween Party for All! Festivities include: Trick or Treating Halloween Book Story Time Face Painting Music Arts and Crafts For questions on this…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Mycological Society Walk

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we partner with the New York Mycological Society to hunt for fungi in all its many forms.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

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

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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