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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 121–130 out of 654 events
from August 20, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep12

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13 years of age focusing on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park pond in search of our nocturnal mosquito-eater – the bat!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep13

ESL Class

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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!

Sep13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

1776 Peace Conference Celebration

at Hylan Blvd and Satterlee Street, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association invites you to our signature event of the 238th Anniverary of the 1776 Peace Conference! Turn back time and see how John Adams, Benjamin Franklin,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours

Must See
Event
Sep13

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Green Gems (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual harvest celebration honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep13

Volunteer to Compost in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Help process food scraps collected from the neighboring Inwood Greenmarket and learn about the Sherman Creek Compost site.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep13

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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