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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 January 22, 2018 to December 29, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Feb20

Up-Cycle-to-Art: Decorative Arts

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb20

2018 NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Board Games Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the correct rules and challenge others in mini tournaments to get prepared for the games of your life.
Category: Accessible, Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

Feb20

History...for the Horses

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Trot on over to learn about horses in American history, including those on Staten Island. Weather permitting, meet a live NYC Parks horse!
Category: History, Best for Kids
Free!

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Feb20

Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Feb20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Feb20

Free Film - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch Spirit tell the story of his life in the American West in this award-winning animated film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Black History Month

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyln: 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.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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