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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 71–80 out of 237 events
from January 25, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

Nature's Workshop: Owls and Pellets

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each serves as an in–park community center for public education, recreational activities, and…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

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, February 22, 2015

Feb22

Family Art Project: A Desert Under Glass

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend some time sketching and painting our exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and tempera paint, make a desert mirage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

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
Feb22

Knot Tying Workshop

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

The Night Sky

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

7:00 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

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Feb25

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
Feb25

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 27, 2015

Feb27

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, 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

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