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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 215 events
from March 4, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

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

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mar 5

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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 5

Moonlight Walk

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Families are welcome to come enjoy a night of stargazing, night experiments, and hiking.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Mar 6

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mar 7

Family Art Project: Tree-Ring Mandalas

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As a tree grows, it produces a new ring of visible growth each year, creating a beautiful, mandala-like pattern of its life history. How old are you? Use special papers and natural…
Category: Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 7

Nature's Workshop: Nature's Music

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Learn about what trees and natural materials are used to build modern day and tribal musical instruments. Participants will construct an authentic Native American Instrument.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 7

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

Family Art Project: Tree-Ring Mandalas

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As a tree grows, it produces a new ring of visible growth each year, creating a beautiful, mandala-like pattern of its life history. How old are you? Use special papers and natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

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

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