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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 141–150 out of 492 events
from June 24, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul14

Family Art Project: Felting the Earth’s Atmosphere

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches, to make an atmospheric scene in an expansive landscape—perhaps a vibrant sunrise or sunset!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Samba Workshop wth Quenia Ribeiro

at St. Mary's ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a Samba workshop (with live drums) with Ailey instructor Quenia Ribeiro.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Jul14

Farmer's Market

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices. Make a day of it and check out other events that may be happening that day, including workshops, family day, or hands-on skill building.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Markets, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jul14

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Kite Making 101 with Juan Hinojosa

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We are surrounded by computer games, smartphones, and apps, so why not take a moment to go old school? Learn how to build and fly your own kite made out of recycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jul14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Experience the thunderous rhythms of ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jul15

St. George Street Tree Care

at Wall Street and Richmond TerraceStaten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

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