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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 61–70 out of 118 events
from January 17, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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

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

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!

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

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

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!

Best For
Kids
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

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

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

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