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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 194 events
from January 17, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb18

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Leslie Day

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and author Leslie Day, to learn about the ecological relationship between pollinating animals and the flowers they depend upon for the nectar and pollen that is their food.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb18

Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In this program, learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb18

The New York City Naturalist Club: Manhattan Rocks! Hike

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The island of Manhattan is built on three strata know as Manhattan Schist, Inwood Marble, and Fordham Gneiss. Join our Urban Park Rangers on this one-way hike and find out why Manhattan Rocks!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Feb18

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb19

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb19

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

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Event
Feb19

Kids Week Brooklyn: Finding Your Way

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Navigate your way through Marine Park. Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This program highlights the history and culture of the Native Americans.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

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