Blast off to the best mini golf ever - the game reveals that the same laws of motion and gravity that guide the path of a spaceship control the motion of golf balls here on Earth. In this nine-hole miniature golf course, players will explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. Recommended for ages 6 and older. 9:30 am to 5 pm.
Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide. kids will learn sports like soccer, football, kickball and more! 10 am – 8 pm.
A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.
The exhibit feature ancient, rarely seen fossils, and life-like models, including a 23-foot-long feathered tyrannosaur (Yutyrannus huali) and a small four-winged dromeosaur (Anchiornis huxleyi) with a 22-inch wingspan and vivid, patterned plumage. Visitors will encounter a tiny dinosaur whose sleeping posture precisely echoes that of a living bird, an extinct-dinosaur nest containing remains of the adult that guarded the hatchlings, and the fossil cast of a relative of Triceratops that had simple feathers on its body. 10 am to 4 pm.
Presented by the the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park this is a fresh re-telling of “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern twist. 10:30 am and Noon.
The cast of the largest dinosaur that ever walked the earth is now on exhibit. The 122-foot long dino is residing on the fourth floor. This giant herbivor belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, and weighed about 70 tons. 11 am to 5 pm.
The exhibit showcases works of art and artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collections related to the 19th Century history of the Port of New York. The exhibition examines the decisive role played by the 19th Century Seaport at South Street - long known as the "Street of Ships" - in securing New York’s place as America’s largest city and its rise to become the world’s busiest port by the start of the 20th Century. The centerpiece of the exhibition examines the life and current restoration of the Museum’s 1885 full-rigged sailing cargo ship, Wavertree; an archetype of the impressive sailing ships that once called at South Street and made New York a hub of global trade. 11 am to 5 pm.
This is a fully immersive high-energty animated film event with eye-popping adventure for children 6 years and older. Not recommended for children under 4. 11 am to 4 pm.
The museum is beginning a pilot year of the program which will enable any child with a disability and their caregiver, parent, therapist or teacher, admission to programs during general public hours in exchange for feedback to help strengthen museum wide programs. The initiative is aimed at making the museum more accessible for all children including special needs children. Registration is required. Families will receive a Welcome Kit upon entering the museum that includes the tools that will make the visit enjoyable and successful. Noon–6 pm.
Alliance members take children on a bird watch, a nature trail hike and meet with Snappy the Turtle. Noon–4 pm.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided. Noon to 1 pm.
est your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided. Noon to 1 pm.
Make arts and crafts items relating to celebrity women from the Bronx. For all ages; parents and kids together. Make arts and crafts items relating to celebrity women from the Bronx. For all ages; parents and kids together. 2 pm to 3:30 pm.
Children are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff in a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis, including basketball, soccer, football, track & field, kickball, volleyball and street hockey! 2 pm to :30 pm.
Come every Tuesday and listen to the fanciful tales from Elephants to Knuffle Bunnies. 2 pm.
Children use multiple mediums and learn drawing and painting techniques. 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm.
Held in the cozy Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library, this program introduces New York and American history to the littlest New Yorkers with age-appropriate readings and engaging hands-on activities. Ages 3 to 5 years old. 3:30 pm.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park! Open for all ages! 4 pm to 6 pm.
Presented by CityParks PuppetMobile this is the old tale, with a twist. Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ferguson Mundingle. Fergus has just the bare essentials in life – a roof over his head, the clothes on his back, and his ever faithful pet cat. One day when lamenting his poor lifestyle, Fergus is astounded when his cat stands up, begins talking and introduces himself as Puss. Puss reveals to Fergus that he is very intelligent and well traveled, and even has an idea to help Fergus improve his situation. With that in mind, Puss dons a snazzy pair of boots and sets off on an exciting magical journey. Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost 4 pm to 5 pm.
Enjoy a celebration of the summer solstice with traditional Swedish folk music and dancing, wreath making, and a parade. Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Sweden. 5 pm.
Welcome diversity within our community. 6:30 pm.
Come to this summer’s coolest celebration showcasing the diversity and talent of the City’s Latino community and the multicultural revival of a once neglected part of the City, the Lower East Side and the cultural, artistic contribution’s of The Clemente. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic. 8 pm to 10 pm.
When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. That team includes superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and The Hulk. You should come early to get a spot and bring a chair or blanket. All ages are welcome! 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
When the sun goes down, the lights come up with fireworks - – painting the skyline with vivid color seen from miles away in the darkest of nights. 9:30 pm.
Join in for a fun class of easy positions, bring your own towel or yoga mat. The ground is sloped and there are uneven areas, rain or wet grounds will cancel the event. 9 am to 9:45 am.
Kids can enjoy a fun, messy camp day, with a 100-foot zip line, a dunk tank, paint archery, human tie-dye machine, and more. All proceeds help kids with serious illnesses go to camp. 9 am–3 pm.
Have fun with friends and family while making a mess! The inaugural festival gives a chance to children with serious illnesses and their families to get a taste of camp-inspired fun, with events ranging from a tire run splash to a super soaker station. 9 am–3 pm.
Families learn the value of taking things slowly - Children create art using inspiration from the High Line Art’s group exhibition "Wanderlust" 10 am to 2p m.
The museum is beginning a pilot year of the program which will enable any child with a disability and their caregiver, parent, therapist or teacher, admission to programs during general public hours in exchange for feedback to help strengthen museum wide programs. The initiative is aimed at making the museum more accessible for all children including special needs children. Registration is required. Families will receive a Welcome Kit upon entering the museum that includes the tools that will make the visit enjoyable and successful. 10 am – 5 pm.