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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 647 events
from August 21, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Historic Walk Tour - Historic Pathway II: Valentine-Varian House to the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez on this 2-mile walk along a major historical corridor of The Bronx. This tour begins at the Valentine-Varian House, located at 3266 Bainbridge…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Aug23

Battle of Brooklyn Reenactment

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join reenactors from Glover’s Marblehead Regiment to learn how sailors saved George Washington’s army during the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Aug23

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Workshop: Preserving the Harvest

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn to preserve what you’ve grown in the garden for the long winter ahead: drying, canning, freezing, pickling.
Category: Education, It's My Park Day, Food
Free!

Aug23

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!

Aug23

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Hudson Warehouse presents a workshop covering the elements of voice production, acting and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Theater
Free!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

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
Aug24

Battle of Brooklyn Monument Tour

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a special Battle of Brooklyn Monument Tour.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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