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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 19, 2015

Feb19

Kids Week in Queens: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
School is out! Get outside and get excited. Take the kids to the park to enjoy a variety of nature-related programs and activities with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week in Staten Island: Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
School is out!! Get outside and get excited. Take the kids to the park to enjoy a variety of nature-related programs and activities with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Celebrating Black History Month through Famous Words

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
In this free event, kids from the community are welcome to reflect on Black History Month with us.
Category: History, Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Feb19

President's Week Vacation Family Workshops: Earth Meets Sky

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create a textured landscape against the winter sky, inspired by the painting techniques of contemporary artist and sculptor Anselm Kiefer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, School Break, Astronomy

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Lunar New Year: Year of the Green Wood Sheep

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

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the history of this ancient celebration and the symbolism of the Sheep, the zodiac's most artistic sign.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids, Lunar New Year

Best For
Kids
Feb19

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids' Week in Manhattan: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.
School is out! Get outside and get excited. Take the kids to the park to enjoy a variety of nature-related programs and activities with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Celebrating Black History Month through Famous Words

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In this free event, kids from the community are welcome to reflect on Black History Month with us.
Category: History, Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids

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