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Best for Kids

NYC Parks offers a multitude of events, programs and activities made with kids especially in mind. Children will have plenty to keep them active throughout the year no matter what their interests.

Best for Kids Events

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Jan 24

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Jan 25

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 25

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Jan 26

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 26

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 27, 2017

Jan 27

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan 28

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Family Art Project: Re-Framing Winter

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Decorate your favorite winter scenery with palettes of warm and cool colors and an abundance of nature beads, wooden shapes, and your own collection of natural materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bugs are all around us! Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm and make a home to collect critters in your neighborhoods!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Winter Jam

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy arctic golf, live ice sculpting, an ice slide, four square, and more at our annual Winter Jam festival in Central Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 28

Lunar New Year: New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street at Chrystie Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be performances, vendors, and giveaways. The main event, the Firecracker Ceremony, is scheduled for noon.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 28

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Living with Deer

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will play a Deer Survival Game and find signs of deer in the park, hike outdoors, and share five tips to follow to promote a healthy coexistence with these animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 28

Astronomy: Winter Solar System

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan 29

Family Art Project: Re-Framing Winter

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Decorate your favorite winter scenery with palettes of warm and cool colors and an abundance of nature beads, wooden shapes, and your own collection of natural materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 29

Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of this ancient celebration and the symbolism of the rooster. Create fun crafts and enjoy traditional snacks.

Best For
Kids
Jan 29

Astronomy: The New Moon

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Feb 1

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Feb 2

Forest Explorers Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for a morning of exploration and outdoor fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 2

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Winter Family Program: Tabletop Gardening

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In this Tabletop Gardening class, participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Owls swallow their prey whole. Drop in for this exploratory workshop, and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Coyote Info Station

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Environmental Educators explain the history of coyotes in New York City and suggest tips for living peacefully with these wild neighbors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Hands-On History: This Old House

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a house out of toothpicks and your very own window scene, plus learn how to design a Greek key like the ones in Rufus King’s parlor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Nature Presentation: Owl Discovery

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live owls and enjoy up-close observation of their amazing nocturnal hunting adaptions.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Owls swallow their prey whole. Drop in for this exploratory workshop, and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Coyote Info Station

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Environmental Educators explain the history of coyotes in New York City and suggest tips for living peacefully with these wild neighbors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

18th Annual New York City Lunar New Year Parade and Festival

at Grand Street and Forsyth Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Rooster.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 5

Nature Presentation: Owls - Raptors of the Night

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover how owls adapt to life in the forest and the city with Carl Heitmuller, an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe the night sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Feb 8

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Feb 9

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Feb 11

Family Art Project: Hearts for Flowers, Love for Manatees

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a Valentine's Day-themed cards and gifts for your loved ones.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 11

Tea Time for Your Valentine

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate your love of animals—and the Greenbelt—with us! Enjoy nature-themed activities, and share some tea and refreshments with your special stuffed animal.

Best For
Kids
Feb 11

Science Discovery Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Engage in fun science experiments and games to learn about the wonders of nature. Experiments will be enjoyable for all ages and all equipment will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 11

Winter Journal Writing

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 a field guide journal with an artistic twist, chronicling the changes of the winter season with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Feb 12

Family Art Project: Hearts for Flowers, Love for Manatees

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will layer an abundance of hearts in circular formations to create joyful and rapturous flowery cards and gifts.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 12

Storytime & 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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Feb 15

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Feb 16

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb 18

Family Day: George Washington's Birthday

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate our Founding Father’s birthday at his only Manhattan Revolutionary War headquarters! Make Washington-themed crafts and explore his war room in the mansion.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

She's on Point

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

She's on Point

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , Gertrude Ederle Playground , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

She's On Point

at Recreation Center 54 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in celebration of girls and women in sports. AQUA sports demonstrations and clinics girls and women to participate in. Bathing Suits and Caps Required All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

The Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb 20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Kids Week Brooklyn: Find My Way - Maps and Compasses

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Kids Week Queens: Ranger Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature games.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb 21

Sea Shore Winter Walk and Coastal Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a winter recess family-friendly winter beach walk and arts and crafts workshop.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Kids Week Staten Island: Animal Tracks

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this Urban Park Ranger-led walk, kids will discover and follow different footprints of wild animals and see where they lead to.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Kids Week Brooklyn: 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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

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.
The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Kids Week Queens: Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will assist and guide you while you enjoy building you own bird feeder.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Storytime and Craft for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Kids Week Bronx: Birds of Prey

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will show you a fantastic example of an active red-tail nest and discuss the life cycles and habits of these spectacular urban predators.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring the kids and enjoy the day with the Urban Park Rangers in Marine Park as we enjoy games inspired by nature.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You never know what you may observe on these nature exploration hikes lead by the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Kids Week Manhattan: Trees and Winter Wildlife Walk

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk looking for wildlife clues while identifying winter trees.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb 23

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5 and up) to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms.

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Kids Week Bronx: Urban Forest Exploration

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the areas where Native American settlements existed centuries before our great city existed. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Bird Feeder

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a bird feeder for your own backyard.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Kids Week Queens: Native American Pathways

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program highlights the history and culture of the Native Americans.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Kids Week Manhattan: Eagles and Winter Birds

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing Bald Eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb 24

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

Kids Week Queens: Gather Around the Campfire

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of fun and outdoor activities as we gather round the campfire and enjoy the outdoors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

Kids Week Manhattan: Owl Pellets and Animal Tracking

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk while looking for signs of owls and other winter animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb 25

She's on Point

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of girls and women in sports. Sports demonstrations, and clinics for girls and women to participate in. All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

Natural Fiber Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb 26

She's on Point

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of girls and women in sports. Sports demonstrations, and clinics for girls and women to participate in. All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 26

She's On Point

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of girls and women in sports. Sports demonstrations, and clinics for girls and women to participate in. All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mar 1

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mar 2

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mar 8

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mar 9

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mar 15

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Mar 16

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar 18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mar 22

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mar 23

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mar 29

Recycle-to-Art for All Ages

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mar 30

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun making 3D items to use for yourself, friends, and family. Each month we will make a 3D item related to the month.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apr 15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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