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

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb21

Vacation Week Family Program: Winter Weather Tapestries

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Weave a tapestry of soft yarn, puffy snowball pompoms, and crystalline beads, and hang it from a found twig to evoke the textures of a snowy day.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb22

FDNY Mobile Academy

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

10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrate winter break with the FDNY for a day of fun activities, including CPAT equipment and hose drag, CPAT dummy drag, CPR training, forcible entry training, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb22

Science Adventures: Water Bottle Scientists

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore physics and ocean waves, tornadoes, clouds, and more, all with simple materials that are easy to source and inexpensive to replace.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb22

Kids Week Staten Island: Animal Tracks

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a walk through Conference House Park to discover and follow different footprints of animals and see where they lead us.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

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
Feb22

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
Feb22

Storytime and Craft for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Bronx: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will show you a fantastic example of an active red-tail nest and discuss the life cycles and habits of these spectacular urban predators.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring the kids and enjoy the day with the Urban Park Rangers in Marine Park as we enjoy games inspired by nature.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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