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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 111–120 out of 249 events
from September 23, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

Soil Reboot: Compost & Green Manures

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore cover cropping strategies that return fertility back to the land and hand-sow a fall cover crop mix to shelter and enrich the soil.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct14

Screenwriters Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screen play or series!
Category: Education
Free!

Oct14

Queens Food Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
In honor of World Food Day, Socrates Sculpture Park and friends are hosting a fun, interactive, and educational day of learning, cooking, eating, advocacy, and wellness.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Food, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct14

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
Oct14

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
earn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct14

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stay on target with the Urban Park Rangers and experience the art and lessons of archery.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Ranger's Choice: Primitive Survival Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
If you were dropped into the wilderness with nothing but the clothes on your back, could you make a fire, build, a shelter, or gather clean drinking water?
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

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