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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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Thursday, February 22, 2018


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, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking

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2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Train with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


I Heart Worms

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (aged five and older) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

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Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Imaginative Arts for Kids

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism and 3D Illusion.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports


NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness

Friday, February 23, 2018


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


Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues.
Category: Art


2018 Senior Games Board Games Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Get prepared for the Senior Games with our board games clinic at Red Hook Recreation Center.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

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