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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 110 events
from February 22, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb23

Vacation Week Family Program: Frosty, 3D Landscapes

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Memorialize your favorite winter scene in a 3D painting using an icy palette and layers of acetate sheets to give your scene depth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Manhattan: Eagles and Winter Birds

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

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
Feb24

Dynamic Dinosaurs

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Millions of years ago, in the land before the Greenbelt, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Join us for an expedition in search of fossils of those long-lost creatures.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids
Feb24

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
Feb24

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

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James 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 two-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math series…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Games, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Kids Week Bronx: Winter Scavenger Hunt

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Kids Week Staten Island: Lenape Scavenger Hunt

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As the Rangers lead you through this diverse woodland, discover different animal tracks, plants, and natural wonders that the Native Americans would use in their everyday lives.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Kids Week Brooklyn: Knot Tying

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you know how to tie a square knot? How about a bowline knot? If you would like to learn, come join the Urban Park Rangers and find out how to tie these knots and more.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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