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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 64 events
from December 9, 2016 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dec 9

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Dec 9

Literacy Day

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read with us! Bring your favorite book and enjoy an afternoon of stories.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Winter Tree Identification Walk

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Washington Square Park gardener Kaslin Daniels for a winter tree identification walk, where you’ll learn to look for clues to a tree’s species by its bark, twigs, and growth habit.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec10

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Dec10

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec10

NYC Parks Presents The Circle: Chrybaby Cozie

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Esteemed teaching artists will share the practical and symbolic appearances of the circle in varied dance styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Art
Free!

Dec10

Screenwriting Process

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This writing series will workshop the following topics: Discovering Visual Elements; Creating Characters; Plots and Outlines; Proper Screening Format, and more!
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Dec10

Screen Writing: Story Development

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez Jr. for this class. Bring your story idea to develop into a play, screenplay, or series.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec10

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

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