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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.

Viewing 91–100 out of 165 events
from January 22, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Feb21

Kids Week Queens: Ranger Games

at Hoyt Avenue North and 19th Street

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature games.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Recycle-to-Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create cute arts and crafts projects to keep, or give as a gift to their favorite person.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb22

Kids Week Bronx: Urban Forest Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the areas where Native American settlements existed centuries before our great city existed. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in NYC, including the majestic 450 year old "Granny Oak".
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Birdfeeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a birdfeeder for your own back yard.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Manhattan: Bald Eagles

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

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.2:30 p.m.
Create insects, animals, and pictures using natural materials that we find outside with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Queens: Wildlife Olympics

at Linden Park (in Park Of The Americas), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for this Wildlife Olympics Event replicating movements of native urban wildlife into fun activities and games.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

I Heart Worms

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (aged five and older) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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