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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 25, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

Historic New York: Fort Totten

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past. Registration Required.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb25

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat?

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know that this park is called home by the great-horned owl? Eastern screech owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

The Abuela Stories Project

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will include a workshop, open mic, and photography exhibition. Writers of all ages, identifiers, genres and levels are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

CANCELLED: Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb25

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring seasonal nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Feb25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Graffiti Writing

at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to draw and ink graffiti lettering.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Chorus of Choirs

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as NYC Choirs share musical highs through uplifting music and song!
Category: Concerts, Black History Month
Free!

Feb25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy dancing, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Come early for beginner swing dance lessons and stay for open dance.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Must See
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