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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 41–50 out of 314 events
from February 1, 2015 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

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!

Feb19

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Feb20

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

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!

Feb21

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
See the park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb21

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!

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb22

Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
During this workshop, you will learn about the suprising origins of everday food. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Feb23

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Feb24

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

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