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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 131–140 out of 213 events
from March 22, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Education (x) category

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Freshwater Fishing

at Meet inside the park at Kissena Lake (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

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

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

The Power of Herbs

at Bronx Sunshine Garden (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

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
May13

Marvelous Mushrooms Spring

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This class offers a peek into the fungi kingdom at large and addresses DIY indoor growing and cultivation methods with the option to transfer your fungi to your outdoor garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May14

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
May14

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A beginner's introduction to the sport of Archery. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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