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Viewing 1–10 out of 79 events
from February 19, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Feb19

Family Art Project: Kindred Totem Poles

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Gain inspiration from the Pacific Northwest Indians, who used fallen trees to create totem poles detailing the history of family and tribe members.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb21

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Feb21

Sea Shore Winter Walk and Coastal Arts and Crafts

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a winter recess family-friendly winter beach walk and arts and crafts workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Sew Much Fun

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn basic hand sewing techniques by creating a stuffed animal.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Feb21

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
Feb21

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden Parking Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Black History Month

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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

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

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb22

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

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