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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 111–120 out of 345 events
from September 5, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt 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. After you’ve…
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep26

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
A 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to…
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep26

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bicycling Basics is a 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll…
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Sep26

Family Art Project: Field Notes–An Edible Plant Insurrection

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow the lead of exhibiting artist Matthew Friday on a hunt for dandelion, curly dock, wood sorrel, plantain and clover plants among the grasses of Wave Hill. Sketch these plants in your very own field book
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Sep26

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

GreenThumb Workshop: Low Tunneling and Season

at Student Farm Project, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to this workshop to learn about ways to lengthen your gardening season.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep26

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

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

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Sep26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

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