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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 31–40 out of 549 events
from July 4, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

GreenThumb Workshop: Lawns and Meadows 101

at Family Group Garden/Latinos Unidos (in ), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Maintaining a quality lawn area involves more than irrigation, fertilization and pesticide applications. Healthy grass demands proper mowing techniques, occasional dethatching, and…
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

Bryant Park Reading Room: Harold Holzer & "Lincoln and the Power of the Press"

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Harold Holzer discusses his nonfiction book Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion. Produced in partnership with the New York Historical Society.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Jul 8

Inwood Night Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The forest is a busy place at night as southern flying squirrels, skunks, underwing moths, cave crickets, screech owls, and other nocturnal animals become active.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul 9

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jul 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 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!

Jul 9

Bryant Park Reading Room: Creative Writing 101

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Friday, July 10, 2015

Jul10

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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