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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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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Category: Art, Seniors

Feb 20

GreenThumb Workshop: Maintaining Your Garden Tools

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to maintain your garden tools and extend their use to make them more effective.
Category: Education

Feb 20

Family Art Project: Amour for Armor

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials and colored aluminum foil, emboss and bedazzle a pair of cuffs, a modern helmet or a fancy shield.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids, School Break

Best For
Feb 20

Behind the Lens: Discover Highbridge Park

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Mike will discuss strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and demonstrate the use of a large format film camera.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking

Feb 20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Feb 20

Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Lunar New Year

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Feb 20

Winter Tree ID

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike will strengthen your winter tree ID skills
Category: Education, Nature

Feb 20

Armor Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on armor, watch fencing and archery demonstrations, enjoy roaming minstrels, and immerse yourself altogether in the knightly world.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, School Break, Talks

Must See
Feb 20

George Washington's Birthday: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We will be making a special George-inspired craft. At 1 p.m. we will have a special tour about Washington's time in the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids, School Break

Best For
Feb 20

Winter Succulent Garden Terrarium Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join horticulturalist and author Maria Colletti to design and make a miniature succulent garden under glass to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

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