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Viewing 1–10 out of 248 events
from August 25, 2016 to November 26, 2016
in Education (x) category

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Photoshop Animated

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Students use photography and Photoshop to create basic animations.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: DJ in a Day

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Teens 13-17 learn how to use Analog and Digital DJ equipment. Day one: turntables, Day two: traktor scratch pro. Become a DJ in a day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Fashion Design T-Shirt Printing

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Students create graphics using Adobe Illustrator CC - including a group/team name, logo, typography, illustration, and design-- to print and iron onto a t-shirt.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Code Combat!

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids 10-14 will use Code Combat to learn code to help them explore forests and dungeons.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Rhythm Roulette- Hip Hop Sample Beat Making

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Students learn and use FL Studio to sample music in order to create Hip-Hop or R&B tracks.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: Makey Makey Inventions

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids aged 9-13 will learn how to use food, water, their own graphite drawings, and Play-Doh sculptures to create game controllers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Youth Tech Workshop: 3D Animation Music Video

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Kids over 10 years old can create their own music videos using anime characters to dance through MMD in 3D!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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