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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 11–20 out of 206 events
from March 2, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mar11

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
Mar11

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 12, 2015

Mar12

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

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mar13

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 14, 2015

Mar14

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Ater learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

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Mar14

Seasonal Explorers: Magical March

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Celebrate the start of the spring season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories and hikes (weather permitting). This mini-series will consist of…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar14

Fire Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

Hands-on History: You've Got Mail!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Write a letter with a quill and ink, just like Rufus King! Hear a true story about a dog that helped postal workers in the 19th century. Take a museum tour and see a mailbox used in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

Children’s Garden Family Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children’s Garden Family Day Saturday March 14, 2 to 4pm Fee:Free Get a taste of the HSBC Children’s Garden program as we plant seeds while learning about gardening…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

The Night Sky

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Bring your walking shoes as we hike up to the Overlook to get closer to the stars.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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