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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 81–90 out of 173 events
from December 21, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 20, 2015

Feb20

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 21, 2015

Feb21

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Arts, Crafts, and Game Day with Princess for Lifetime

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, as well as games and activities using sand art, paper crafts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
After watching the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade, come to Queens Botanical Garden for children's craft activities and celebrate the Year of the Sheep!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

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