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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 71–80 out of 163 events
from January 24, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb19

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

History...for the Horses

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Trot on over to learn about horses in American history, including those on Staten Island. Weather permitting, meet a live NYC Parks horse!
Category: History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb20

Free Film - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch Spirit tell the story of his life in the American West in this award-winning animated film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Black History Month

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyln: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyn: Fort Greene History and Colonial Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Step back in time and play some colonial games. The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Queens: All About Bugs

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Insects are small animals with six legs and a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton. Want to learn more about bugs? Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternnon of bug discovery!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb20

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 Urban Park Rangers lead you through this diverse woodland, discover different animal tracks, plants, and natural wonders that the Native Americans would have used in their everyday lives.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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