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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 101–110 out of 451 events
from April 27, 2017 to April 4, 2018
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May17

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

May17

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain). We…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Boro-Linc Staten Island: Telling Stories of Our Neighborhood and Borough (Unit 2)

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free arts workshops for the whole family! Songwriting, art-making, storytelling, poetry, movement and puppetry collide in this series of hands-on workshops for kids and adults alike.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Randall's Island Park Alliance's Horticulture Department for a stroll through the meadow.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Making Creative Structures from Your Existing Rubble

at Patchen Community Square, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us to learn how to mix mortar and lay bricks to build small garden structures, including berms, retaining walls for terraces, and planters.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Presents: Dance Party

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including swing, tango, salsa, bachata and more.
Category: Education, Dance
Free!

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May17

Fundraising Workshop: How to Vanquish Fundraising Fears

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We’ll cover tips for becoming a confident, successful fundraiser and share resources for further support.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

May18

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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