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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 71–80 out of 124 events
from January 18, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb21

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
Feb21

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Brooklyn: 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, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

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.
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, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Queens: Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will assist and guide you while you enjoy building you own bird feeder.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

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!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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

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!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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