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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 17, 2018

Feb17

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Poetry Town Hall with Ana Codjoe

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Ana Codjoe is an educator, writer, and dance artist with roots in Memphis and Accra.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Feb17

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Dog at QBG with crafts and performances. Learn about the Lucky Plants of Lunar New Year and buy a plant to take home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb17

Black History Month History Month: Seneca Village

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800's and the community's place in pre-Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Feb17

Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

at Know Waste Lands Community Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful patterns along walls and fences.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb17

Survial Series #3: Staying Found and Signaling for Help

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb17

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

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
Free!

Feb17

Paper Arts and Crafts - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create their own, original decorative gift wrapping paper for holiday and special events.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb17

A Literary Afternoon with Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fiction and poetry readings, accompanied by live music at the home of African-American inventor and poet Lewis H. Latimer!
Category: History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

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