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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 71–80 out of 1,098 events
from April 24, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

NYC Compost Project: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds can all become garden gold through composting. Join us to learn the essentials of outdoor composting in city yards.
Category: Education, Nature

May 3

"Home" En Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
“Home” artist Elizabeth Allison will lead an outdoor watercolor workshop. Come paint a picture of the Morris-Jumel Mansion or of your favorite house.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

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

Must See
Event
May 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

May 3

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

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!

May 4

Alpine Trough Day at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Spend the day with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer and Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day as they share the art of trough gardening.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

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

Must See
Event
May 4

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York programs highlight the…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May 4

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Archery is a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience. Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

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