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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.

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb14

Valentine's Day Cookie-Decorating Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Use sanding sugars, cookie icing, and a variety of sprinkles to design your own cookies. Fill a box with your creations to show that certain someone how much you love them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Valentine's Day, Food

Feb14

Hands-on History: 19th Century Valentines

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate with your loved ones at King Manor! Decorate a picture frame and create 19th century-inspired Valentines to give to your sweetheart. Families with children of all ages are…
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb14

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb14

Nature's Workshop: Winter Journal Writing

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
Feb14

Historic New York: Foundations of Inwood

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn about the early residents and history of Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb14

Community Conversations for Kids: Democracy

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In another New York Council for the Humanities’ Conversations with Kids program, this time focusing on the topic of democracy, we will read and discuss the book Pearl…
Category: History, Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb14

Bronx Green-Up Workshop: Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This Q&A session provides practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb14

Le Petit Zen Art - Adults

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will create small works of art utilizing multiple mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Feb14

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb14

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 have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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