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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.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb25

Historic New York: Fort Totten

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past. Registration Required.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb25

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat?

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know that this park is called home by the great-horned owl? Eastern screech owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Whales: Then and Now

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Paul Sieswerda, former curator of the New England and New York Aquariums and founder and director of Gotham Whale, will discuss current preservation efforts and whales in theNY Harbor.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb25

The Abuela Stories Project

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will include a workshop, open mic, and photography exhibition. Writers of all ages, identifiers, genres and levels are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Cooking Demo: Heavenly Honey

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover fascinating facts about honey and compare the complex tastes of different varieties with a beekeeper. Sample honey-infused recipes prepared by a chef.
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Natural Fiber Workshop

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 extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Fire Making Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Feb25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Graffiti Writing

at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to draw and ink graffiti lettering.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring seasonal nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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