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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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Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Owls

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mysterious and nocturnal, owls hold a special place in our hearts and our minds. Learn more about this special family of birds and the different types of owls.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Forest Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Staten Island: Animal Tracks

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a walk through Conference House Park to discover and follow different footprints of animals and see where they lead us.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults will create works of art employing imaginative techniques, using various materials.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Feb23

Winter Trees Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore and learn about our winter trees and their life cycle. Create a twig pendant to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Glaciation: Ice, Ice Baby

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Glaciers played a major role in New York State's geologic history. Through hands-on demonstrations and activities, learn about the power of ice.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Feb23

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb23

Kids Express

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids go on an expressive arts journey inspired by times, current exhibition, season, language, literary works, and their own ideas.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Feb23

Slave Stories, Our Stories

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join BCHS Educator Vivian Davis and living historian Cheyney McKnight on this special evening of discussion and conversation with one of the house slaves who worked in theā€¦
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

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