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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

Ed Center Open Hours

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

3:00 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 more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

GreenThumb Workshop: Raised Bed Design

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to create a two tier triangle raised bed using the same supplies given by GreenThumb. These beds are smaller and primarily used in gardens where space is limited.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 18

Partnerships Academy: How to Start or Join a Community Park Group (Brooklyn)

at Dodge YMCA, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
For decades, New Yorkers have been taking ownership of their local parks by starting park community groups. These groups bring programs and funding to parks, and advocate for political support.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb 19

Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to present its annual Whimsical Winter Wonder exhibition. This season's event features works from emerging and established artists from the Bronx.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Feb 19

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 19

Hoops for Peace

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Teens and the NYPD Gang Unit team up and play in this basketball tournament for peace in the community.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Feb 19

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 19

Park Art: Make your own Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the kids to Conference House Park and create your own mini version of the historic Conference House.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this program, participants will learn how to use a compass and tips for reading maps.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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