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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 294 events
from February 12, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Family Art Project: Heart Papermaking

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Winter Wellness: Tinctures and Elixirs

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Start 2016 resolved to be healthy and strong in body and soul. In this series of hands-on workshops, learn about the medicinal qualities of herbs and practice new wellness techniques.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Feb 13

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Lunar New Year at our Sunset Park Recreation Center! The festivities include a Lion Dance, giveaways and games for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Kids, Seniors, Lunar New Year
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Upcycled Snow Globes

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Create your own snow globe for Valentine's Day. Suitable for ages 5 - 9 yrs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Feb 14

Family Art Project: Heart Papermaking

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers. Keep a special eye out for heart-shaped leaves! Then, with the help of visiting…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 15, 2016

Feb 15

Kids Week Queens: Creepy Insects and Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Conquer your fears and curiosity surrounding insects. Learn about their amazing adaptations and be inspired to create invertebrate arts. All materials are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Feb 16

Armor Week Family Workshop: Armored Dwellings

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using natural and recycled materials, jewels and metallic paints, build and decorate your dwelling, then illuminate it with miniature LED lights.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

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