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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 11–20 out of 489 events
from July 28, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul29

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 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!

Jul29

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!

Jul29

Wayne "Superius" Garland: Magician, Ventriloquist, Comedian

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will love this magical presentation starring Wayne "Superius" Garland, the original Hip Hop magician, ventriloquist, and comedian.
Category: Education, Kids, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

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!

Jul29

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppetry.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Summer Children's Garden Program

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Children ages 7-12 are invited to a fun-filled afternoon to explore the garden and connect with nature.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Lecture: Seneca Village and Central Park, Unearthing a Forgotten African-American Community

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Attend a lecture on Seneca Village, the lost African-American community in the area that would one day become Central Park.
Category: Education, Art, History
Free!

Jul29

Nature in a Nutshell

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna.
Category: Education, Nature

Jul29

Bryant Park Reading Room: Charles Kaiser & "The Cost of Courage"

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Charles Kaiser discusses his nonfiction book The Cost of Courage.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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