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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 71–80 out of 798 events
from August 1, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Nature Exploration with Mike Feller

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Walk the cool lower slope of Highbridge Park and explore native and non-native plants growing in the deep rich soil.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Urban Farm Open House

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This open house event for the Urban Farm will include a free informal tour and a chance to chat with our Urban Farm experts. The Urban Farm grows a variety of fruits and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Workshop: DIY Home Economics

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Welcome to the world of DIY medicine cabinets and household cleaners where it is never too late remove toxins from your home.
Category: Education, It's My Park Day
Free!

Aug 9

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 9

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

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug10

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug10

Bike and Hike the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

at 105th Street Stop on the L Train, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge! At the Refuge, the American Littoral Society will provide a -FREE- guided tour, lasting about an hour.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Event
Aug10

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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