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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 18, 2017

Feb18

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.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb18

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Queens Botanical Garden for the 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb18

NYC Compost Project: Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you'll need to take composting to the next level.
Free!

Feb18

Family Day: George Washington's Birthday

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate our Founding Father’s birthday at his only Manhattan Revolutionary War headquarters! Make Washington-themed crafts and explore his war room in the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

She's on Point

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

She's on Point

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Gertrude Ederle Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

She's On Point

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required All ages welcome.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb18

Owls and Pellets

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Drop-in and discover the origins of the owl’s diet and find out some interesting facts about these nocturnal predators.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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