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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 515 events
from June 22, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun23

Marine Park Wetland Restoration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join NYC Parks Stewardship and the Natural Resources Group as we restore salt marsh in Marine Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jun23

Harlem Street Tree Care

at W 133rd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to care for local street trees!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun23

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun23

Small Worlds Walk: Invertebrates

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the vibrant though often overlooked world of invertebrates on Randall’s Island. On this guided nature walk, you’ll learn about the many butterflies, bees, snails,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them flying among the meadow grasses or on the butterfly bush in Wave Hill’s Flower Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - West African Dance with Maguette Camara

at Marcy Ave and Greene Ave (in Herbert Von King Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please note: Due to impending inclement weather, this event has been postponed. We will keep you posted with any new dates.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jun23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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, Seniors

Jun23

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Jun23

Animal of the Month Club: Snapping Turtle

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for the Animal of the Month Club: Snapping Turtle. Learn interesting facts about this pre-historic looking turtle.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jun23

CANCELLED: Chicken Healthcare Basics

at 100 Quincy Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: Due to Saturday's weather forecast, we are cancelling our Chicken Healthcare Basics workshop.
Category: Education
Free!

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