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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 11–20 out of 115 events
from January 21, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bugs are all around us! Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm and make a home to collect critters in your neighborhoods!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

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Jan28

Survival During the American Revolution

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Before they could fight for our freedom, harsh winters forced the Continental Army to fight for their lives. Learn about their secrets of survival during this arduous time of battle.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jan28

Free Film Screening: The Birth of A Nation

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
n celebration of Black History Month and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2016 period drama "The Birth of A Nation".
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, History, Black History Month
Free!

Jan28

Living with Deer

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will play a Deer Survival Game and find signs of deer in the park, hike outdoors, and share five tips to follow to promote a healthy coexistence with these animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Talking Inspirations: Oysters

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, home cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. In…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan29

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

Jan29

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jan31

Introduction to Sign Language: Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults of all abilities are welcome to join in learning basic sign language (the alphabet, vocabulary, and how to build simple phrases using American Sign Language).
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Jan31

Know your Financial Rights

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
NYC Financial Justice will be coming to Williamsbridge Oval to speak about unfair financial practices. You are also welcome to bring your own questions.
Category: Education
Free!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Feb 2

Forest Explorers Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for a morning of exploration and outdoor fun!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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