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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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

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
Feb20

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.
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: Education, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Queens: All About Bugs

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Insects are small animals with six legs and a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton. Want to learn more about bugs? Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternnon of bug discovery!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

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Feb20

Kids Week Staten Island: Lenape Scavenger Hunt

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As the Urban Park Rangers lead you through this diverse woodland, discover different animal tracks, plants, and natural wonders that the Native Americans would have used in their everyday lives.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.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

Winter Forest Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike in search of animal tracks, tapping woodpeckers, and other wonders of the winter forest.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art to use, or give as gifts.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

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