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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 21–30 out of 79 events
from February 26, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar11

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This program highlights the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mar15

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar15

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, March 16, 2017

Mar16

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar16

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar16

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

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

Discovery Hike: Spring Forward

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for signs of spring along this round-trip hike. This hike will be approximately one hour long and is suitable for children aged six and older.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s History Month, come learn about women scientists’ accomplishment during the 19th century! We will do activities inspired by these women’s experiment and exploration.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Women's History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Meet the Author and Children’s Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Queens-native Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos as she reads her book Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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