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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 December 2, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults) in the 1850s, from schoolwork and chores to games and play.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy dancing, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Come early for beginner swing dance lessons and stay for open dance.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

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Event
Feb25

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will discuss history and nocturnal wildlife on this night hike ending at Belvedere Castle. Registration Required.
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb26

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.
Sketch exotic desert dwellers, then, using papier-mâché, bendable wire, paint, and paper, make an exotic paper plant of your own.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb26

Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers will take you out and guide you on your quest to spot winter owls. Registration Required.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Feb26

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 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, Black History Month

Feb26

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to clean up and beautify at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Feb26

Staaten Shores Exhibit: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit celebrates the signature feature: the waterfront. North, south, east and west, the waterfront surrounds, unifies, and creates Staten Island's unique sense of place.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Feb26

She's on Point

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
She's On Point features sports demos, inspirational speakers, fun activities, giveaways, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports, She's On Point
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb26

Artist Lecture and Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the world through the lens of photographer Vikram Dogra as he discusses the inspiration and processes behind his exhibition. Books will be available for purchase.
Category: Art
Free!

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