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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 171–180 out of 602 events
from May 20, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jun10

Seining

at Section 2 Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet! Seining programs use nets to catch fish. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Historic New York: Gravesend Bay

at Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Gravesend Bay has a rich local and maritime history, dating as early as Dutch settlement.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jun10

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

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

Jun10

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance!

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, June 11, 2018

Jun11

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jun11

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jun11

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

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