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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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from May 18, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, February 19, 2016

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, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Week Brooklyn: Cordage and Knot Tying

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bowline, square, and slips are just some of the knots you may learn how to tie.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Bingo

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your walking shoes on and let's explore Blue Heron Park. This easy hike will give participants a chance to observe nature, while playing bingo at the same time.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Week Queens: Winter Wildlife Hike

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your hiking shoes on and let's explore the woods of Alley Pond Park. While searching for wildlife, learn all about their unique adaptations and how they survive the winter.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Week Manhattan: Animal Tracking Hike

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Looking for signs and tracks of animals is the best way to learn more about them, and maybe even observe them.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Kids Art Class

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

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.
Category: Art, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad, In the Footsteps of the Rebels

at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Black Box Theatre, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Amistad slave ship rebellion 177 years later with a screening of the documentary Ghosts of Amistad.
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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