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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, 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 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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Winter Recess Outdoor Sports

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate winter recess with an afternoon of sports activities such as street hockey, soocer, and an obstacle course!
Free!

Must See
Event
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

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

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's 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 six-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
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 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 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

Vacation Week Family Program: Winter Weather Tapestries

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Weave a tapestry of soft yarn, puffy snowball pompoms, and crystalline beads, and hang it from a found twig to evoke the textures of a snowy day.

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!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb 22

FDNY Mobile Academy

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

10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrate winter break with the FDNY for a day of fun activities, including CPAT equipment and hose drag, CPAT dummy drag, CPR training, forcible entry training, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 22

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.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a walk through Conference House Park to discover and follow different footprints of animals and see where they lead us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 22

Science Adventures: Water Bottle Scientists

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore physics and ocean waves, tornadoes, clouds, and more, all with simple materials that are easy to source and inexpensive to replace.
Free!

Must See
Event
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

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

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's 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 six-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
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!

Must See
Event
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

Vacation Week Family Program: Snowy, Felted Sculptures

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using an easy felting technique, build a snowy sculpture that can live with you all year.

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

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 23

Nature Journals

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will be using paints, markers, and natural items to adorn the outside cover.

Best For
Kids
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

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

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's 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 six-part science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
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!

Must See
Event
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

Vacation Week Family Program: Frosty, 3D Landscapes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Memorialize your favorite winter scene in a 3D painting using an icy palette and layers of acetate sheets to give your scene depth.

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

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 24

Dynamic Dinosaurs

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Millions of years ago, in the land before the Greenbelt, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Join us for an expedition in search of fossils of those long-lost creatures.

Best For
Kids
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

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…
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!

Must See
Event
Feb 24

Living with White-Tailed Deer in NYC

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
At this family-friendly presentation, learn how NYC Parks and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation are working together to manage and protect the city's growing and diverse wildlife.
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

Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sketch exotic desert dwellers, then, using papier-mâché, bendable wire, paint, and paper, make an exotic paper plant of your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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.
She's On Point features sports demos, inspirational speakers, fun activities, giveaways, and more!
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. Registration Required.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 25

Spring Season Opening of Kingsland Homestead

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech) , Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Kingsland Homestead to kick off the spring season of programming with Queens Historical Society.

Must See
Event
Feb 25

Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults) in the 1850s, from schoolwork and chores to games and play.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb 26

Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sketch exotic desert dwellers, then, using papier-mâché, bendable wire, paint, and paper, make an exotic paper plant of your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 26

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!
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

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Mar 2

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Nature's Music Workshop

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover which trees and natural materials are used to build modern day and tribal musical instruments. Registration Required.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Mar 4

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  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

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Mar 5

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mar 8

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Mar 9

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

She's On Point

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
She's On Point features sports demonstrations and clinics for girls and women to participate in. All ages are welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 11

Children’s Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages two to 14.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 11

Shelter Building

at Seaview Avenue and East 89th Street (in Canarsie Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Mar 11

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This program highlights the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mar 15

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Mar 16

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s History Month, come learn about women scientists’ accomplishment during the 19th century! We will do activities inspired by these women’s experiment and exploration.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 18

Discovery Hike: Spring Forward

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for signs of spring along this round-trip hike. This hike will be approximately one hour long and is suitable for children aged six and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Meet the Author and Children’s Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Queens-native Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos as she reads her book Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe.
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
Mar 18

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We will highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mar 19

Prospect Park Orienteering Course

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will use maps and compasses to locate hidden markers in the park. Maps and compasses will be provided.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mar 22

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Mar 23

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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
Mar 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mar 29

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Mar 30

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
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

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Apr 5

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Apr 6

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

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

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Participate in a scavenger hunt, make flower-themed crafts, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr 12

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Apr 13

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Apr 13

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Apr 19

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apr 20

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Apr 20

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Apr 26

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Apr 27

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Apr 27

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 4

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 10

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 11

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May 17

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 18

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 24

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 25

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 31

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Jun 1

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

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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