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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 141–150 out of 446 events
from August 5, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug21

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances with The Hoop Movement

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wear dancing shoes and join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you the moves.
Category: Education, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas- all ages are welcome at this free event!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects then create delicate and shimmering dragonfly wings using transparent and brightly colored—even metallic—materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug22

Culinary Education

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join GreenThumb and Just Food for a cooking demonstration in the Clayton Williams Community Garden. Learn how to make the most of the summer’s bounty of fresh produce. Join one…
Category: Education
Free!

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