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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 431 events
from April 26, 2017 to April 4, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May21

Sunday Salon: Peter Van Agtmael

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Peter van Agtmael will discuss work from his latest book, a personal story about coming home from years of covering war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Category: Education, Art

Must See
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Monday, May 22, 2017

May22

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May23

Introduction to Sign Language

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication. This program is offered to adults.
Category: Education
Free!

May23

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May23

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May24

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!

May24

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

May24

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!

May24

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
May24

Direct Sow and Transplant Workshop

at 138th Street Community Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on the prep, seeding, transplanting, and care of your plants to maximize production.
Category: Education
Free!

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