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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 11, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb18

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Leslie Day

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and author Leslie Day, to learn about the ecological relationship between pollinating animals and the flowers they depend upon for the nectar and pollen that is their food.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb18

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, Nature, History, Tours

Feb18

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Feb18

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb19

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Identity showcases works in fiber that explore imagery of people of the African Diaspora.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb19

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb19

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

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Feb19

Kids Week Brooklyn: Finding Your Way

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Navigate your way through Marine Park. Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This program highlights the history and culture of the Native Americans.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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