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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.

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from January 29, 2015 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jan29

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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Friday, January 30, 2015

Jan30

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan31

Lemon Day at Wave Hill: Lotions and Creams - A Citrus Awakening Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Use a citrus emulsion and other raw ingredients to create your own sweetly-scented lotions and creams.
Category: Education, Nature, Food

Jan31

ESL Class

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

Jan31

GreenThumb Workshop: Garden Accounting Basics

at Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to effectively keep track of your community garden expenses.
Category: Education
Free!

Jan31

Winter Workspace Workshop: Hybrid Objects - Amulets, Talismans, and Curiosities

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using your own concoction of personal objects brought from home and natural elements gathered from Wave Hill, learn sculptural techniques to create your own hybrid object of wonder.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jan31

New York and the American Revolution

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Hear the stories surrounding Ft Greene Park and enjoy learning about our past.
Category: Education, History
Free!

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Event
Jan31

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn the history of Manhattan's first known community of African-American property owners, established on land that would become part of Central Park. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jan31

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Feb 1

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Rangers will be hosting a historic walk through the1939-1940 and 1964-1965 site of the World's Fair, now known as Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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