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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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from February 19, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

History...for the Horses

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Trot on over to learn about horses in American history, including those on Staten Island. Weather permitting, meet a live NYC Parks horse!
Category: History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Free Tech Workshops at St. James Media Lab!

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the St. James Media Lab on Tuesday and Wednesday for FREE media and technology courses on February 20th and 21st!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art
Free!

Feb20

Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Feb20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Feb20

2018 Senior Games Shuffleboard Clinic

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Work with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills for the 2018 Senior Games.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Feb20

Free Film - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch Spirit tell the story of his life in the American West in this award-winning animated film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Pickleball is a super fun, low-impact paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Feb20

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Black History Month, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
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
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyln: 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

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