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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 596 events
from May 3, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Education (x) category

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Learn to Ride: Adults

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, 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, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

May 7

Kids Learn to Ride a Bike with Bike NY

at 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This class is open to children ages 5 - 13. Each participant must attend with a legal guardian.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to see wildlife in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

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May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Red Hook Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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