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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 31–40 out of 571 events
from July 28, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Art (x) category

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 2

Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the…
Category: Art, Seniors

Aug 2

Comic Drawing Class by Ivan Velez

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics to create your own comic book. This workshop is appropriate for all ages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety;…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug 2

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug 3

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Art Ride! Guided Bicycle Tour of Rockaway! Exhibit at Fort Tilden

at Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Boulevard, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT and the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance to Fort Tilden! the Rockaway Artists' Alliance will provide a -FREE- guided tour of the Rockaway! arts festival, presented by RAA, MoMA PS1, the National Park Service and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.
Category: Nature, Art, Sports, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

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