FREE Things To Do In New York With Kids This Weekend, Sep 29th – Oct 1st, 2017

Snoopy and Belle in Fashion

The famed Snoopy and Belle in Fashion exhibition is coming to Brookfield Place. Peanuts Worldwide invites you to the Snoopy and Belle in Fashion traveling exhibit. The exhibit features a rare collection of mini-couture outfits bedecked on 10-inch vinyl Snoopy and Belle dolls. Designers include notable fashion houses such as Betsey Johnson, Christian Siriano, Calvin Klein Collection, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dries Van Noten, Emanuel Ungaro, Isaac Mizrahi, Isabel Marant, Rachel Zoe, Rodarte and Zac Posen. The installation will be free and open to the public.

Snoopy and Belle in Fashion will be taking place at Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street, New York, until Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Medieval Festival

The Annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Families will love to see the Fort Tryon Park transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors will be greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The afternoon is concluded with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. Costumed vendors will demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts, food, and drink. Be a part of this festival to experience the culture of a bygone era. Families with kids of all ages are welcome to join this unique experience. Free and open to all.

The 33rd Annual Medieval Festival is scheduled to be held at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns in Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan, New York on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Phone: (212) 795-1388

Email: info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

Children’s Sports Festival

Families are welcome to join the Children’s Sports Festival for a day of interactive fun. This event is excursively for children ages 3 to 8 years. Children are welcome to enjoy some of their favorite sports including basketball, football, and tennis. All activities will be conducted as carnival style games. Bring your kids here to spend the day playing their favorite and fun sport. Free and open to the public.

Children’s Sports Festival is scheduled to be held at the Thomas Jefferson Park, 114th Street and First Avenue, New York 10029 on Friday, September 29th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Phone: (212) 360-1430

Email: accessibility@parks.nyc.gov

Kids Urban Ecology of Highbridge Park

Kids are welcome to explore the wildlife and natural history of Highbridge Park with Dr. A. Kids will be searching for biotic and abiotic factors, examine rocks and trees, and imagine what Highbridge Park looked like hundreds of years ago. Space is limited. RSVP is required. This event is designed for children ages 4-11 and children must be accompanied by adults.

Kids Urban Ecology of Highbridge Park will be taking place on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Tower Plaza in Highbridge Park, Manhattan, New York.

Phone: (212) 795-1388

Email: RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org

Exquisite Plants

Exquisite Plants is an interactive installation that explores shape-building and abstraction through play, by artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao. The three-part exhibit was inspired by the beautiful blooms of BBP and includes an interactive magnetic wall in the Community Room, on which the public is invited to rearrange magnetic plant shapes to create new compositions. In the hallway, several large wall reliefs constructed by the artists depict a series of “Exquisite Plants” made of brightly painted shapes. Also in the Community Room, a Workshop Gallery wall will showcase original collages made during workshops. Free and open to all.

Come see the Exquisite Plants installation at 99 Plymouth at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 until Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Phone: (718) 222-9939

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