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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 528 events
from September 25, 2016 to June 30, 2017
in Education (x) category

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep25

Bike New York: Bike Maintanence

at Recycle-a-Bicycle, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These skills will save you time, money, and give you a much better understanding—and appreciation—of your bike.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Sep25

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come learn about white-tailed deer with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Sep25

Having Fun with Our Food: Creative Composting at Project EATS

at Help USA Supportive Employment Center Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
For the last in our series of three Having Fun With Our Food workshops, come visit the Wards Island Farm.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep25

Workshop: Fundamentals of Photography

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and the technical aspects of taking better photos.
Category: Education, Art, Waterfront

Sep25

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

The Bronx Native American Festival

at South Picnic Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Pelham Bay Park will host four hours of performances, exhibits, arts and crafts, delicious food, storytelling, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep25

Nature Program: Giant Insect Encounter

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Entomologist and bug guru Lawrence Forcella will be on-hand with live bugs and a beautiful display of real, preserved giant insects from around the world.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Sep25

Ed Center Open Hours

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

1:00 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 much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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