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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 278 events
from August 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep16

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep17

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn how to safely and responsibly make a fire by using primitive and modern methods. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep17

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
Sep17

Nature Presentation: Ladybug Meet-and-Greet

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Everyone is familiar with the cute little ladybug. Learn more about these colorful creatures and meet a few live ladybugs with Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Sep18

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep18

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get involved with parks.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sep19

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Sep19

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

Sep19

Welcome! The Garden is Open: Making A-Frame Sandwich Boards

at St. John Cantius Parish (in ), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to make this very simple but very effective welcome sign.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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