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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 237 events
from September 24, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

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.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep24

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Historic New York: Gerritsen Grist Mill and Farmhouse

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the area surround the Gerritsen Mill, one of the first water-powered mills in North America and discover its value both past and present.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep24

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Honoring Ancestors Through Medicine Making

at 9 C Garden, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All will walk away with their own herbal potion for immune system protection and one body care item.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Sep25

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep26

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

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