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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 60 events
from February 17, 2017 (x) to August 25, 2017
in Kids Week (x) category

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyn: Find My Way - Maps and Compasses

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Feb20

Kids Week Queens: Ranger Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature games.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb21

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

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.
Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Brooklyn: Fort Greene 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.
The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Queens: Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will assist and guide you while you enjoy building you own bird feeder.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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