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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 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb22

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create insects, animals, and pictures using natural materials that we find outside with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

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Feb22

Kids Week Queens: Wildlife Olympics

at Linden Park (in Park Of The Americas), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for this Wildlife Olympics Event replicating movements of native urban wildlife into fun activities and games.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Presidential Conservation Legacy and Service Project

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the history of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps, then participate in a trailwork service project.
Category: Volunteer, School Break
Free!

Feb22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb22

Imaginative Arts for Kids

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism and 3D Illusion.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Identity showcases works in fiber that explore imagery of people of the African Diaspora.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb23

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb23

Kids Week Bronx: Winter Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Knot Tying

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you know how to tie a square knot? How about a bowline knot? If you would like to learn, come join the Urban Park Rangers and find out how to tie these knots and more.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

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