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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 11–20 out of 78 events
from February 20, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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

Vacation Week Family Program: Snowy, Felted Sculptures

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using an easy felting technique, build a snowy sculpture that can live with you all year.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb22

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
Feb22

Art Inspired By...An African Artist

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Art Inspired By series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb23

Nature Journals

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will be using paints, markers, and natural items to adorn the outside cover.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids
Feb23

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
Feb23

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create insects, animals, and pictures using natural materials that we find outside with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a bird feeder for your own backyard.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Vacation Week Family Program: Frosty, 3D Landscapes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Memorialize your favorite winter scene in a 3D painting using an icy palette and layers of acetate sheets to give your scene depth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb23

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

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