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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 498 events
from April 1, 2015 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Guest Lecture: Neighborhoods of Brooklyn

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for author and professor emeritus John B. Manbeck’s lecture, Neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Professor Manbeck will share the story of Brooklyn’s transformation from…
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Apr19

Greenbelt Gardening Group: Seeds and Soil

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators to discuss organic and chemical-free gardening for the Northeast. Swap tips and techniques with fellow gardeners as we explore a new topic each month…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr22

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us after school to celebrate Earth Day at Queens Botanical Garden! Take a Garden stroll and make a botanically-themed craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr22

FrogWatch Monthly Monitoring Sessions

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us for monthly monitoring sessions where we listen for the calls of local frogs. FrogWatch USA is a nationwide program that monitors and tracks amphibian populations by collecting…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr23

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr23

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!

Apr23

Feet, Hooves, and Rails: Transportation in Nineteenth Century America

at St. John's University This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn about the development of transportation from the pre-industrial period to the introduction of combustion engines.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr24

Arbor Day

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists and learn about one of the most important ecological features in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

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!

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