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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.

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from May 23, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

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

Jun 9

Bryant Park Beekeeping

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for educational talks about bees and the art of beekeeping.
Category: Education, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 9

Multimedia Arts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We will be creating vintage-style bottles from your own clean bottles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jun 9

The Uni Project at White Park

at White Park, Manhattan

2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come read, draw, play, and explore at the Uni portable reading room at this historic park, named for civil rights activist and author Walter White (1893-1955).
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun10

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

Jun10

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass (provided) while exploring the park; enjoy arts and crafts; light refreshments will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Jun10

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

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.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jun10

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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