Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in February

Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in February

Enjoy the great outdoors with these family-friendly events and activities in and near Brooklyn in February. Explore nature in Prospect Park, take in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and more with your family this month!

Brooklyn Borough Hall Saturday Greenmarket
WHEN: Dec. 8 - 7, Saturdays, 8am-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Downtown Brooklyn , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Buy fresh and locally grown fruits and vegetables and take part in programs like nutrition workshops, clothing collections, and food scrap collections. 
WANT TO GO? grownyc.org.

First Sundays at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 3, 10:30am-3pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience the serenity and wonder of the Garden with programs for the entire family!
WANT TO GO? $15; $8 seniors and students; free for children 12 and younger. 718-623-7200. bbg.org.

Black History Month: Brooklyn and the Underground Railroad FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Brooklyn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park highlighting Brooklyn's link to freedom. 
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. Brooklynbridgepark.org.

Shipwreck Adventures
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 17, 9-10:30am
WHERE: New York Aquarium, 602 Surf Ave., Coney Island, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Explore the shipwrecks of the New York seascape, engage in hands-on activities, learn about local shipwrecks, and discover how those wrecks impact our sea life.
WANT TO GO? Regular Price: $30; Member Price: $25;. 718-265-3474. nyaquarium.com.

Kids Week Brooklyn: Find My Way FREE
WHEN: Monday, Feb. 18, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center, East 33rd Street and Avenue U, Marine Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
WANT TO GO? 718-421-2021. nyc.gov/parks/rangers.

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center, East 33rd Street and Avenue U, Marine Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring the kids in for games inspired by nature.
WANT TO GO? 718-421-2021. nyc.gov/parks/rangers.

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Birdfeeder FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park, Fort Greene, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how to build a birdfeeder for your backyard. 
WANT TO GO? 718-722-3218. nycgovparks.org.

Kids Week Brooklyn: Knot Tying FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 22, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center, East 33rd Street and Avenue U, Marine Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how to tie everything from a square knot to a bowline.
WANT TO GO? 718-421-2021. nyc.gov/parks/rangers.

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