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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.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb17

Kids Week Queens: Native Americans

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the culture and history of the true "native" New Yorker through fun games and activities.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Kids Week Staten Island: All about Owls

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to discover what owls eat, while dissecting owl pellets, and learn about the amazing adaptations and habits of these nocturnal birds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come join us for fun nature themed games and activities. Participants will use materials from nature as they play along with the Rangers.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Mid-Winter Recess Workshops: Storytime & Craft for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During the school break, join the Queens Botanical Garden for storytime and arts and crafts activities for kids.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Armor Week Family Workshop: Stained-Glass Gems

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using foil tape and jewel-toned plastics and paints, build a beautiful sun-catcher or candle holder that will help your home feel a little like a medieval castle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Kids Week Manhattan: Become a Conservation Ranger

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Hike Journal

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This easy hike will give participants a chance to observe how wildlife and plants are thriving in the winter. Get inspired and collect your observations in your very own nature journal.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

The Pen and the Trowel: A Horticultural Lecture by Marta McDowell

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Garden writer Marta McDowell will explore the writing-gardening connection in their gardens and her own.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

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