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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 31–40 out of 444 events
from February 9, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17

The Pen and the Trowel: A Horticultural Lecture by Marta McDowell

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Garden writer Marta McDowell will explore the writing-gardening connection in their gardens and her own.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb 18

Mid-Winter Recess Workshops: NYC Compost Project - I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Make heart-shaped compost cookies for your plants.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Ed Center Open Hours

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

3:00 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 more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 18

GreenThumb Workshop: Raised Bed Design

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to create a two tier triangle raised bed using the same supplies given by GreenThumb. These beds are smaller and primarily used in gardens where space is limited.
Category: Education
Free!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb 19

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 19

Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad, In the Footsteps of the Rebels

at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Black Box Theatre, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Amistad slave ship rebellion 177 years later with a screening of the documentary Ghosts of Amistad.
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

GreenThumb Workshop: Maintaining Your Garden Tools

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to maintain your garden tools and extend their use to make them more effective.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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, Tours
Free!

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