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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 1–10 out of 43 events
from December 12, 2019 to March 24, 2020
in Education (x) category

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Dec12

Toddler Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The classes will consist of painting, collage, and sculpture. Each week the group will look at a different artist or form of art.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, December 13, 2019

Dec13

Lantern Fest Fridays

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come early, stay late for Lantern Fest Fridays at Snug Harbor! Follow the lighted walkway to Snug Harbor’s front lawn to warm up and check out some amazing exhibitions while you’re here!
Category: Education, Art

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Dec14

Compost Under the Microscope

at East River Park Compost Yard (in Corlears Hook Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
See bacteria, fungi, and more as we explore our compost piles under the microscope and see what organisms live in different stages and temperatures.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec14

Con Edison Family Day: Paper Ornaments & Pomanders

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make an old-fashioned style paper ornament and fragrant holiday pomander to add to your tree or the mansion's community tree!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Home for the Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec14

A Victorian Holiday Party

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The halls of the Morris-Jumel Mansion will be decked for our annual Victorian Holiday Party featuring a costume contest! Join us for a themed tour, a holiday reading, caroling, and a holiday photo booth!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Home for the Holidays

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Dec14

Nature's Workshop: Natural Cordage and Basket Weaving

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Dec14

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Dec14

Artist Talk: Robert Bunkin, "Under Construction"

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this talk, Breaking Ground exhibiting artist Robert Bunkin discusses the process and technique involved in his fresco installation Under Construction.
Category: Education, Art, Talks

Dec14

Winter Wellness: Syrups & Salves

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about immunity-boosting herbs and make an herbal-infused syrup and topical salve for winter blues.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Seniors, Workshops

Dec14

Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Step back through time to taste, smell, and touch the holiday pleasures of centuries past.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Home for the Holidays

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