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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we ring in the Lunar New Year with a day of performances, demonstrations, dancing and refreshments!
Category: Dance, Festivals, School Break, Lunar New Year
Free!

Feb 17

Exhibition - America: The Legacy of African American Public Service

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artists in this exhibition offer broad interpretations on the theme of African Americans in public service.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month
Free!

Feb 17

Upcycled Crafts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Reduce, reuse, and re-imagine everyday objects into an awesome craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Kids Week: Winter Fun

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for fun activities such as Yuki ball, football, street hockey, Alley Pond Portable Adventure Course, field games, crafts, and fun activities with the Urban Park Rangers!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Hike

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This easy hike will give participants a chance to observe how wildlife and plants are thriving in the winter.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Mid-Winter Recess Workshops: Storytime & Craft for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During the school break, join the Queens Botanical Garden for storytime and arts and crafts activities for kids.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Kids Week Queens: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the culture and history of the true "native" New Yorker through fun games and activities.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Kids Week Staten Island: All about Owls

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 ready to discover what owls eat, while dissecting owl pellets, and learn about the amazing adaptations and habits of these nocturnal birds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come join us for fun nature themed games and activities. Participants will use materials from nature as they play along with the Rangers.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 17

Armor Week Family Workshop: Stained-Glass Gems

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using foil tape and jewel-toned plastics and paints, build a beautiful sun-catcher or candle holder that will help your home feel a little like a medieval castle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

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