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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 81–90 out of 634 events
from June 2, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Get Active Hiking II

at Van Cortlandt Park Station: Last Stop on the #1 Train (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet at the last stop of the 1 train for our longest hike at three to four hours long to see all seven wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun13

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!

Jun13

Gardening Workshop for Families: Tour & Vegetable Planting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour vegetable gardens and learn techniques about urban gardening and farming.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jun13

Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Powell Street Garden Workshop: Introduction to Beekeeping & Honey Tasting

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a brief introduction to beekeeping and enjoy tasting local and international honey.
Category: Education
Free!

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun14

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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