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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 21–30 out of 476 events
from March 30, 2015 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Spring Break Family Storytime & Craft @ QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

First Annual Ada Louise Huxtable Lecture: Preservation, Who Needs It Anyway?

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Preservationists were once welcomed in urban environments as the lynchpin for stabilization and recovery and the key to balanced and intelligent development. Now they’re often…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

Artist Talk with Alan Messer In Conjunction with Exhibition: Conserving Our City of Nature

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year.…
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

Conference House Park Nature Hike

at Visitor’s Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor’s Center on Satterlee Street for this all ages nature hikes with your guide Will Lenihan. Wear sturdy shoes and sun block.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 9

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Apr 9

Spring Break Family Storytime & Craft @ QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Friday, April 10, 2015

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.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!

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