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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 360 events
from November 28, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dec 5

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Dec 5

Creative Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your short story, fiction/non-fiction writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. For adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Flora and Fauna Tour of Inwood Hill Park with Author Leslie Day

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come take a bird, mammal and plant walk with author Leslie Day in Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec 6

ESL Class

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

Dec 6

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 6

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

Dec 6

Canceled: St. Nicholas Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore NYC’s oldest house and experience the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas which evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus, with traditional music, treats, stories, & crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Dec 6

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec 6

Inspiring Insects with Dr. A!

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonissa Ardizzone of Storefront Science for this free workshop on incredible insects. Learn why insects are essential to many other species, including humans!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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