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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

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!

Feb24

Black History Month: The Birthplace of Hip Hop

at Cedar Playground, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb24

Nature's Workshop: Natural Fibers

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants, and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Feb24

Bronx Memoir Project: Constructing a 3D Memoir with Orlando Ferrand - Part 2

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

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
We'll explore who we are through our past and present by engaging in the creation of oral narratives, which will be recorded, memoir essays, fictional memoirs, photography, and collage.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Feb24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Winterize your Bike

at E164th St and River Avenue Entrance (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we provide riders with a three-part workshop to help maximize your riding experience.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports
Free!

Feb24

SI OutLOUD: Black Cowboys and 'True Grit'

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
African-American cowhands comprised 25% of the workforce in the 19th century cattle industry, but many of us know little about their lives and work. Explore this facet of American history with readings and community dialogue.
Category: Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Feb24

CANCELLED: 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
Feb24

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb24

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!

Must See
Event
Feb24

CANCELLED: 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!

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