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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.

Viewing 9 events
from February 7, 2016 to June 12, 2016
in Food (x) category

Monday, February 8, 2016

Feb 8

Lunar New Year: 17th New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival

at Sara D Roosevelt Park (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the year of the monkey at this annual Chinese New Year celebration in Manhattan's Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Enjoy a firecracker show, musical performances, dance, and more!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Food, Lunar New Year
Free!

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Chocolate Day!

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We'll discuss all things chocolate, from the history of its consumption to the ways and means of the chocolate pot.
Category: History, Valentine's Day, Food, Talks

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Feb 14

Chocolate & Wine Tasting: Treat Your Sweet

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Martin Zang of John and Kira’s Chocolates hosts a delicious tasting adventure with a variety of chocolates and wines specially selected to complement each other.
Category: Valentine's Day, Food

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Feb 21

High Tea

at Mark Twain Room (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy High Tea in the Mark Twain Room prior to each concert in Armor Hall.
Category: Concerts, Food

Feb 21

Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Vanilla

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch as a chef from Wave Hill prepares some delicious dishes and take a stroll to the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory to meet our very own vanilla plant and some of its lovely relatives.
Category: Education, Food, Talks

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Mar 5

Foodies of the Past: 19th-Century Food Culture

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion Assistant Curator and food historian Kelsey Brow will discuss the 19th-century democratization of food culture and the emergence of the “foodie.”
Category: History, Food, Talks

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Mar 13

Camp Cooking 101

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn basic camp etiquette, campfire building, and how to make a meal with a Dutch Oven. Participant chosen by lottery--to enter, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/02/15.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

14th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, Food
Free!

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