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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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from October 8, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Celebrating the Leap Year: Frogs

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the amazing amphibians of the Greenbelt, then create an awesome origami frog to take home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Artist Talk with Matthew Jensen

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Matthew Jensen as he walks through his exhibition, The Wonder Under, and discusses the many artifacts found and photographed as part of the project.
Category: Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Feb28

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month

Feb28

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Feb28

Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb28

Poetry in the Parlors

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bartow-Pell teams up with Four Way Books to present the second Sunday afternoon poetry reading in the double parlors.
Category: Art, Talks

Monday, February 29, 2016

Feb29

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
Feb29

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

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