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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 February 14, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Feb17

Family Art Project: Josephine Baker Dances Out the Winter Blues

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In conjunction with Black History Month, celebrate the renowned entertainer Josephine Baker, famous for her activism and for refusing to perform for segregated audiences in the U.S.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

Black History Month: The Flushing Freedom Mile

at Daniel Carter Beard Mall, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Registration has ended.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

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, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
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

Free Media and Technology Workshops at Hansborough Media Lab!

at Hansborough Recreation Center, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
From February 13-17, stop by the Hansborough media lab and take free media or technology classes!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb17

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

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

Free Media and Technology Workshops at McCarren Media Lab!

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
From February 13-17, stop by the McCarren media lab and take free media or technology classes!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art
Free!

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!

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