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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 214 events
from February 28, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Family Art Project: Give the Winter Bird a Home and a Feeder

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials, make a little home or feeder for birds, and decorate it with natural materials to welcome in your new feathery friends.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

National Girls and Women in Sports Day: Game On!

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day with NYC Parks! This fun event welcomes young people to participate in tons of free sports clinics and demos. Arrive early on to receive a free t-shirt.
Category: Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports, Talks, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Must See
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Feb28

Lunar New Year at Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Queens Zoo is celebrating the year of the sheep with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Lunar New Year

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Outdoor Survival Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover how the simplest everyday materials like fishing line, duct tape or Chap-stick can aid your survival.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Discover Central Park and the Belvedere Castle at night.
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mar 1

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Mar 1

Lunar New Year at Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Queens Zoo is celebrating the year of the sheep with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Lunar New Year

Best For
Kids
Mar 1

Build Your Own Backyard Wildlife Habitats

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the steps to take to make your yard, school, or garden space an inviting haven for wildlife. Enjoy some examples of wildlife-friendly backyard habitats, and consider…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mar 4

Greenbelt Peepers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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