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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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Sunday, February 18, 2018


NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness


Animal of the Month Club: Bald Eagles

at Satterlee Street and Hylan Boulevard (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife


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

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CANCELLED: It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Chapin Parkway and 85th Avenue (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife


Family Cooking Class

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Allergic to Salad for a monthly farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your family to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat that you make for lunch.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Food

Best For

Chinese New Year: Year of the Dog

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Dog with activities to promote safe, fun, and playful ways to spend time with pets outdoors.
Category: Dogs, Lunar New Year, Hiking


Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In this program, learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature


The New York City Naturalist Club: Manhattan Rocks! Hike

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The island of Manhattan is built on three strata know as Manhattan Schist, Inwood Marble, and Fordham Gneiss. Join our Urban Park Rangers on this one-way hike and find out why Manhattan Rocks!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking

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