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Viewing 11–20 out of 380 events
from August 28, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug29

GreenThumb Workshop: Cover Crops

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will discuss the role of cover crops in enhancing soil health, talk about recommended crop choices, and practice sowing seed.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug29

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!

Aug29

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
Aug29

Free Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

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!

Aug29

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!

Aug29

Workshop: Canning and Pickling

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Workshop participants will practice canning techniques and prepare a simple fruit preserve and a freezer pickle from seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug29

Bike New York Presents Learn to Ride: Adults

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug29

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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