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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 24, 2018

Feb24

Inwood Hill Park Forest Restoration

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb24

Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend some time sketching and painting exotic desert dwellers and tropical inhabitants, then, using sand and vibrant tempera paint, make a desert or tropical mirage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Behind-the-Ropes Tour of the Merchant’s House: The Architecture of an 1832 Landmark

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a rare off-hours tour of the Merchant’s House. Gain new insight on Antebellum architecture and see several spaces not normally seen by the regular Museum visitor.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Feb24

Midtown East Stop 'N' Swap

at Saint Peter's ChurchManhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop 'N' Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce waste sent to landfills.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb24

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Feb24

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, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

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!

Feb24

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
Feb24

Planting Design for Shaded Gardens

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ll look at planting ideas for different types and degrees of shade then do a plan for shaded areas of the nearby Lentol Community Garden, mostly with native plants.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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