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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 81–90 out of 578 events
from September 21, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Oct 9

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.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct 9

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Oct 9

City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Oct10

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

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Oct10

English Reading For Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct10

Tai Chi

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the correct Tai Chi movements, walk and breathing techniques, with a professional Tai Chi instructor.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Oct10

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

Oct10

Creative Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your short story, fiction/non-fiction writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. For adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct10

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct11

ESL Class

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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!

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