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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 820 events
from July 29, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug14

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug14

City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. We offer free workshops suitable for all levels of experience.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug14

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Garden Birdhouse

at College Avenue Garden, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop you will learn how to assemble your very own birdhouse.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug14

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug15

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.
Category: Education, History, Kids

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Aug15

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug15

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug15

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
Aug15

English Reading For Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.
Category: Education
Free!

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