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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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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Kids Week Staten Island: Puppet Show

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get set to hear and see Native American stories and myths come to life through simple puppetry storytelling.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Kids Week Brooklyn: Campfire Activities

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for campfire activities around a colonial hearth. Learn to about campfire safety and sing along to some fun campfire songs.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Kids Week Queens: Our Furry Friends

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Many unique mammals can be found in NYC parks. Get a chance to learn about their many adaptations, compare replica skulls, and feel real animal pelts.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Armor Week Family Workshop: Entertaining the Court

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Make garments and protective armor made from fabric, foil, sequins, and natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

CANCELLED: Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop

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 a Tunisian crocheted, striped Fibonacci inspired scarf; producing an interesting numerical sequencing pattern effect on the work.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb 18

The Bronx African-American Experience: A Free Public Lecture

at Hostos Community College This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bronx Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez will highlight the African American experience in The Bronx since colonial times with an illustrated presentation.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Feb 18

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Did you know cardinals live year round in New York City, and many bald eagles visit in the winter?
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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