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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 11–20 out of 121 events
from February 22, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb22

Kids Week Manhattan: Trees and Winter Wildlife Walk

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk looking for wildlife clues while identifying winter trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb23

Kids Corner

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a week of fun activities, including relay races, obstacle courses, ultimate frisbee, flag football, basketball, wii games, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Nature Journals

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will be using paints, markers, and natural items to adorn the outside cover.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess in Prospect park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Free Winter Break STEAM Workshops! NYC SPARX Technology Program for Girls

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SPARX is a technology education and mentoring program for teenage girls. Register for SPARX and participate in a fun six-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Games, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

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

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5 and up) to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Valentine's Day

Best For
Kids
Feb23

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.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

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, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb23

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, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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