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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

Black History Month: Sandy Ground

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn more about one of the oldest surviving communities in the United States that was founded by African Americans prior to the American Civil War.
Category: Education, History, Black History Month
Free!

Feb17

First Annual Freeze Bowl

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for Football! We will be hosting our first annual sports freeze bowl. Activities will include football tosses, punts, catching, kicking, and drills.
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb17

Junior Knicks B-Ball 101 Clinic: Session 1

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Basketball skills instruction with professional coaches.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb17

Winter Tree ID (Light)

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Our light hike is a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb17

StoryTime

at Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice-Rink (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Read-to-Skate with Cali Co Cat! Free books at every event, while supply lasts. Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb17

Junior Knicks B-Ball 101 Clinic: Session 2

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Basketball skills instruction with professional coaches.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
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

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