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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 439 events
from February 11, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Education (x) category

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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!

Feb 20

Winter Tree ID

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike will strengthen your winter tree ID skills
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 20

George Washington's Birthday: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We will be making a special George-inspired craft. At 1 p.m. we will have a special tour about Washington's time in the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Armor Day

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on armor, watch fencing and archery demonstrations, enjoy roaming minstrels, and immerse yourself altogether in the knightly world.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, School Break, Talks
Free!

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Event
Feb 20

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!

Feb 20

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day! While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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