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NYC Parks' Kids Week is Here! Spend Winter Break with Urban Park Rangers

Rangers to lead hikes, scavenger hunts, orienteering lessons and other events for kids during winter break New York City kids are out of school, and NYC Parks has plenty of fun activities to keep them busy. Join us for FREE “Kids Week”...

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The Daily Plant NYC Parks’ Newsletter

New York City’s parks are home to the most extensive public outdoor museum in the nation—its collection of art and monuments. Located in all five boroughs from neighborhood parks to civic centers, the art and antiquities includes work in a...

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