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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 1–10 out of 379 events
from August 28, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night! Tango

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy everything tango: dance classes, demonstrations, and live music!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

ESL Beginners Class

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug29

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug29

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug29

Street Trees Tour with Author Leslie Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take this opportunity to learn about the rich culture and diversity of plants that is seen on the city streets we walk through every day!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug29

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug29

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in the Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Bike New York...Street Skills Ride

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug29

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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