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Wellness Workshop: Winter Soap Making

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

Date: February 23, 2020

Make your own cold-processed soap with Melissa Rivera of Holistic Energy Healing. Each bar promotes healing for winter-weary skin with natural ingredients including charcoal, calendula, and oatmeal.

Go home with several bars of a variety of different soaps.

Ages 12 and older welcome with an adult.

Register online.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2020-02-23
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Black History Month: Poetry Hike

Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

Date: February 23, 2020

Come celebrate Black History Month on a poetry and nature hike through Pelham Bay Park.

Attendees will be able to view the beautiful natural vistas of the Bronx while experiencing the nature poetry of some of the greatest African-American poets, such as Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes. For younger children, we will have an arts and crafts program based on bringing African folk tales to life.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

2020-02-23
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Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

Date: February 23, 2020

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2020-02-23
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Black History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 25, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month. Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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American Sign Language

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 25, 2020

Learn basic American Sign Language.

Classes are open to all: professionals working with special needs adults, family members, and anyone interested in learning ASL.

Learn the alphabet, fingerspelling, days of the week, greetings, and more!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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Mixed Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 25, 2020

Patrons will learn how to use multiple mediums to create beautiful, usable works of art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 25, 2020

Join us for an adaptive, low impact workout for adults. Our Adaptive Chair Aerobics class promotes having a healthy heart and lifestyle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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Kids Art with Max Cohen

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 25, 2020

The Art Students League's Seeds of the League program places qualified emerging artists in NYC Parks Recreation Centers throughout the city to lead after-school workshops for kids, ages 18 months to 13 years.

Hands-on art-making projects give kids the opportunity to develop skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture while helping to instill a sense of teamwork and self-confidence.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 25, 2020

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-25
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Black History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 26, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month. Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-26
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Special Express Arts 1, 2, 3

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 26, 2020

This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. Groups must call to schedule a trip in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-26
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Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 26, 2020

Join us for an adaptive, low impact workout for adults. Our Adaptive Chair Aerobics class promotes having a healthy heart and lifestyle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-26
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Kids and Families Recycle to Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 26, 2020

Kids make fun projects out of recyclable materials.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-26
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 26, 2020

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-26
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Black History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 27, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month. Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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Adults Le Petit Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 27, 2020

Adult participants will create miniature works of art ranging in size from 2.5"x3.5" - 4"x6". These are real works of art, suitable for exhibiting at home, gifting, or exchanging.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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Special Express Arts 1, 2, 3

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 27, 2020

This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. Groups must call to schedule a trip in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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Adults Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 27, 2020

Get your creative juices flowing through Imaginative Arts for adults.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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S.T.E.M. Thursdays

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 27, 2020

Children will create projects inspired by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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Kids & Families Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 27, 2020

Children and families will create fun works of art spurred by imagination.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-27
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Black History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 28, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month. Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Tiny Tots Stories, Art, Learning

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 28, 2020

Little ones have fun with stories, songs, rhymes, and learning.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Special Express Arts 1, 2, 3

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 28, 2020

This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. Groups must call to schedule a trip in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Special Express #4 Writers

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 28, 2020

This is a workshop specifically for adults with special needs demonstrating an interest in writing for self-expression.

We'll focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs). Participants share and read their stories. The workshop includes analysis and discussion of literary works, including some of the best-known works of the literary master, Edgar Allan Poe. The workshop includes the publication of an anthology of selected writings from participants.

Please call (718)-365-5516 to sign up for this class.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 28, 2020

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Kids and Families Seasonal Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 28, 2020

Make a fun project inspired by the season.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-28
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Black History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 29, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month. Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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Shape Up NYC: Latin Dance for Fitness

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 29, 2020

Join Shape Up NYC for a free dance fitness class. With exercises for the whole body, this class encourages functional fitness through dance movements.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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Kids Art and Table-Top Activities

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 29, 2020

Kids make fun art projects to take home or play table-top games, while Mom and Dad take a fitness class.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 29, 2020

This free Shape Up NYC class combines Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves to create an aerobic workout.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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The Pelham Bay Super Hike

Pelham Bay Park
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Date: February 29, 2020

Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light to moderate, to vigorous.

This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. To register, visit the Urban Park Rangers Registration Page. Registration begins on Wednesday, February. 19.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

2020-02-29
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Walks with the Gardeners: Growing and Propagation Areas

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: February 29, 2020

Inspired by the book Nature into Art: The Gardens of Wave Hill, this series of walks offers an insider’s view of horticulture at Wave Hill, and an opportunity to have a dialog with the gardeners about growing techniques, garden design, and interesting plants at Wave Hill. Wave Hill Gardener Christopher Bivens leads this tour of the working areas usually seen only by our staff.

Explore the propagation greenhouse, the potting shed, and the various growing spaces under glass including the cold frames and the heated hoop-house. Beyond the greenhouse, see all the nooks and crannies used as overwintering quarters for bulbs, tubers, and many of the tender plants which ornament the grounds in summer.

Register online.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2020-02-29
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Black History Month Exhibition Closing Reception

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: February 29, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our February exhibition for Black History Month.

Don't miss this opportunity to see this exhibition before it is gone.

Four featured artists, Kristen Cherry, James Deliard, Thomas Green, and Dolo, offer their interpretation of the black experience through their artistic work.

Image: "Carefree Brown Girl" by artist Kristen Cherry

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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Paper Arts and Crafts Kids and Families

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: February 29, 2020

Make fun projects out of paper to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-02-29
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Nature's Workshop: Drawing from Nature

Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: March 1, 2020

This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in-depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

Join the Urban Park Rangers in making your own artistic field guides using our specimens and other natural inspirations.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2020-03-01
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Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 1, 2020

Garden highlights walks offer an intimate look at our living collections. Wave Hill Garden Guides help you explore the grounds and make sure that you do not miss any seasonal floral wonders.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2020-03-01
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Hunter Island Night Hike

Pelham Bay Park
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Date: March 1, 2020

Join our Urban Park Rangers for this rare winter night hike. Owls, deer, coyotes, and raccoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Wednesday, February 19. To register, please visit the Urban Park Rangers registration page.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

2020-03-01
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Women's History Month Exhibition: Grafitti and Street Artists

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 3, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the Women’s History Month Exhibition: Graffiti and Street Artists. Women graffiti and street artists exhibit their powerful art for Women's History Month.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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American Sign Language

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 3, 2020

Learn basic American Sign Language.

Classes are open to all: professionals working with special needs adults, family members, and anyone interested in learning ASL.

Learn the alphabet, fingerspelling, days of the week, greetings, and more!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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Mixed Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 3, 2020

Patrons will learn how to use multiple mediums to create beautiful, usable works of art.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 3, 2020

Join us for an adaptive, low impact workout for adults. Our Adaptive Chair Aerobics class promotes having a healthy heart and lifestyle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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Kids Art with Max Cohen

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 3, 2020

The Art Students League's Seeds of the League program places qualified emerging artists in NYC Parks Recreation Centers throughout the city to lead after-school workshops for kids, ages 18 months to 13 years.

Hands-on art-making projects give kids the opportunity to develop skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture while helping to instill a sense of teamwork and self-confidence.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 3, 2020

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-03
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Women's History Month Exhibition: Grafitti and Street Artists

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 4, 2020

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the Women’s History Month Exhibition: Graffiti and Street Artists. Women graffiti and street artists exhibit their powerful art for Women's History Month.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-04
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Special Express Arts 1, 2, 3

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 4, 2020

This art program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. Groups must call to schedule a trip in advance.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-04
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Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 4, 2020

Join us for an adaptive, low impact workout for adults. Our Adaptive Chair Aerobics class promotes having a healthy heart and lifestyle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-04
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Kids and Families Recycle to Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 4, 2020

Kids make fun projects out of recyclable materials.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-04
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 4, 2020

Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2020-03-04
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