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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 315 events
from January 17, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

Friday, January 18, 2019

Jan18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jan18

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Volunteer
Free!

Jan18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jan18

Preparing your Garden for Spring: Lunch Hour Learning Monthly Series

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The workshop will cover soil testing, cover crops, compost application, and planning tips to help you get your garden rolling as soon as the weather warms up.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Jan18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jan18

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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, History, Tours

Jan18

Art Inspired By... Chuck Close

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists using various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

Jan18

DJ Clinic Series

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Whether it is basic mixing or advanced skills with scratching and blends, if you have a love for music and the art of djing, you will enjoy this two-hour clinic series.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Jan19

Cunningham Park - Trail work

at SE corner of Union Turnpike and Francis Lewis Blvd. (in Cunningham Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as close trails in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan19

Forest Restoration: Jones Woods Park

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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