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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.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Exhibition - America: The Legacy of African American Public Service

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artists in this exhibition offer broad interpretations on the theme of African Americans in public service.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month
Free!

Feb 18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb 18

Kids Week: Winter Fun

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for fun activities such as Yuki ball, football, street hockey, Alley Pond Portable Adventure Course, field games, crafts, and fun activities with the Urban Park Rangers!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Feb 18

Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 18

Kids Week Bronx: Birding

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know cardinals live year round in New York City? Grab a pair of binoculars, or ask to borrow a pair, as we go in search of our feathered neighbors.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Mid-Winter Recess Workshops: NYC Compost Project - I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Make heart-shaped compost cookies for your plants.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birding

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know cardinals live year round in NYC? Grab a pair of binoculars, or ask to borrow a pair, as we go in search of our feathered neighbors.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

CANCELLED: Patterned Scarf-Knitting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will create a Fibonnacci-inspired striped scarf with two different colors of yarn. Select your contrasting or complementary colors for your piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb 18

Kids Week Staten Island: All about Owls

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to discover what owls eat, while dissecting owl pellets, and learn about the amazing adaptations and habits of these nocturnal birds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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