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Kids' Week

Ranger doing a presentation to a group of kids

Even when school's out, our parks are still the city's natural classroom! Bring your kids to parks throughout the city for Kids' Week. With programs led by our Urban Park Rangers, kids will get to experience nature in a hands-on and fun way. They may never want to go back to class again!

Kids' Week Events

Monday, April 6, 2015

Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: Bird Migration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers Free "Kids Week" programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is orienteering for kids. Practice your map reading skills and prepare to explore the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Brooklyn: All About Bugs

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

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is all about bugs. Among many fascinating facts, you will learn why all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out in the park. Bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.
Have fun today making arts and crafts with items collected and found in the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Birds

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

2:00 p.m.
Today is all about birds. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced bird watcher, spring migration is an exciting time to explore the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

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

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is all about fish. Become an ichthyologist and discover all of the fascinating adaptations of aquatic creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birding for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.
Today is birding for kids. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out observing birds in the parks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Kids Week Brooklyn: Colonial Games

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Today step back in time and play some colonial games. The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time
Free!

Best For
Kids

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