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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 91–100 out of 491 events
from June 25, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Historic New York: Willowbrook Park

at Willowbrook Park House (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Willowbrook Park is one of the most popular of Staten Island’s Greenbelt parks. Join the Rangers on a historic tour of Willowbrook Park and discover the park's interesting past.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

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

Jul 8

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jul 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - House Dance with Kim Holmes

at Northwest Plaza (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Kim Holmes. This is part of the yearly Soul Summit event!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul 8

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for geocaching at Prospect Park. Use your smartphone's GPS and camera to search for special "Natural Treasure" caches hidden by the park rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Scented Geranium Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill gardener Gelene Scarborough on an aromatic walk through the Herb Garden to enjoy the astounding varieties and fragrances of scented geraniums (Pelargonium species and hybrids).
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Jul 8

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Scented Geraniums

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These herbs mimic the scent of rose, lemon, peppermint and apple. Many varieties can be used in the kitchen, where their leaves lend evocative aromas to a variety of dishes.
Category: Education, Nature, Food

Monday, July 9, 2018

Jul 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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