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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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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Feb16

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
Feb16

Winter Walk and Talk

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the kids to the park and enjoy a walk through the park's extensive natural areas including tall forest stands, young groves, open fields, pocket wetlands and coastal dunes.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Lunchtime Lecture - Black Gotham: The Otherside of Wall Street

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join artist Kamau Ware for a lunchtime lecture on the history behind his forthcoming graphic novel The Other Side of Wall Street.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Black History Month, School Break, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Feb16

Mid-Winter Recess Workshops: Celebrate Black History Month—George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Black History Month, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Kids Week Bronx: Coastal Animal Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn to recognize difference between invertebrates, fish, birds, and much more.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Kids Week Brooklyn: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this program you will learn how to use items found in nature to create survival situation shelters.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Kids Week Brooklyn: Revolutionary History and Colonial Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Today step back in time and play some colonial games. The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Kids Week Queens: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
How do turtles survive the winter? Discover the answer to this question while learning all about the reptiles you may find in NYC's parks.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Hike Journal

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island 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. Get inspired and collect your observations in your very own nature journal.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Armor Week Family Workshop: Armored Dwellings

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using natural and recycled materials, jewels and metallic paints, build and decorate your dwelling, then illuminate it with miniature LED lights.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

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