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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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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Feb 16

Kids Week Queens: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
How do turtles survive the winter? Discover the answer to this question while learning all about the reptiles you may find in NYC's parks.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 16

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Hike Journal

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This easy hike will give participants a chance to observe how wildlife and plants are thriving in the winter. Get inspired and collect your observations in your very own nature journal.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 16

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Make your plans to tour the People's House, Gracie Mansion. Register for a visit today: on.nyc.gov/gracietour
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Feb 16

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb 16

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do turtles survive the winter? Discover the answer to this question while learning all about the reptiles you may find in NYC's parks.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 16

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Make your plans to tour the People's House, Gracie Mansion. Register for a visit today: on.nyc.gov/gracietour
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Feb 16

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, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 16

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 16

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 16

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park

at Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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