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

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb22

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

Feb22

Kids Week Bronx: Urban Forest Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the areas where Native American settlements existed centuries before our great city existed. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in NYC, including the majestic 450 year old "Granny Oak".
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Birdfeeder

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a birdfeeder for your own back yard.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Manhattan: Bald Eagles

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

I Heart Worms

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (aged five and older) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

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

Feb23

Winter Trees Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore and learn about our winter trees and their life cycle. Create a twig pendant to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Bronx: Winter Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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