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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 41–50 out of 800 events
from February 25, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017


Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers will take you out and guide you on your quest to spot winter owls. Registration Required.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature


It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to clean up and beautify at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


She's on Point

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
She's On Point features sports demos, inspirational speakers, fun activities, giveaways, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports, She's On Point

Best For

Artist Lecture and Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the world through the lens of photographer Vikram Dogra as he discusses the inspiration and processes behind his exhibition. Books will be available for purchase.
Category: Art


Winter Tree ID (light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to ID a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics. Enjoy the subtle beauty of trees in winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking


Historic New York: Goodhue Park

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
NYC Parks acquired this small parcel of land and saved it from future development. Explore the trails and delve further into its history.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Must See

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art, Talks


Closing Reception for East of East River

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet the artist, Vikram Dogra, and take one last look at the exhibit, East of East River.
Category: Art

Monday, February 27, 2017


A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks

Must See

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness

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