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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 181–190 out of 583 events
from May 27, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun17

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jun17

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, learn about self-guided activities, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists, join pollinator walks, and check out our “bee hotel”.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun17

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

Jun17

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
Jun17

Saltwater Fishing

at East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

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

Jun17

Junior Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Native Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Environmental educator Tim Stanley of Native Beeology and naturalist Paul Keim lead this walk to observe our local pollinators at work.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Wildlife

Jun17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Jun17

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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