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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 1–10 out of 812 events
from February 24, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb24

Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours
Free!

Feb24

Kids Corner

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a week of fun activities, including relay races, obstacle courses, ultimate frisbee, flag football, basketball, wii games, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb24

Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess in Prospect park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Free Winter Break STEAM Workshops! NYC SPARX Technology Program for Girls

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SPARX is a technology education and mentoring program for teenage girls. Register for SPARX and participate in a fun two-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math series…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Games, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Feb24

Winter Trees Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore and learn about our winter trees and their life cycle. Create a twig pendant to take home.
Category: Education, Nature, School Break

Feb24

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: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

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 Rangers lead you through this diverse woodland, discover different animal tracks, plants, and natural wonders that the Native Americans would use in their everyday lives.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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