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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 664 events
from April 21, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

Cafe Fuerte Mujeres Fuerte

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Telling Our Stories writing workshop will focus on how to bring Latina women’s stories to the page so that their legacies are recorded for the future generations of Latina women.
Category: Accessible, Education, History
Free!

Apr21

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Site Planning for Your Community Garden

at Powers St. Community Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll walk through the site-planning process for the Powers St. Garden and look at the many factors to consider in planning our gardens.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr21

Spring Watercolor Workshop II: Spring Bulb Flowers

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will go out into the garden and use tulips and other…
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Earth Day: Learn and Play

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Gertrude Ederle Playground, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center and Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

CANCELLED: 'Fantastic Voyage' Workshop: Learn How to Make a Hibiscus Sports Drink

at Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make a hibiscus sports drink as an example of regaining a comprehensive understanding of food for sale versus the food we grow or prepare ourselves.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr22

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

Apr22

LUNGS 4th Annual Spring Awakening 2018

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring Awakening is a touch of Mardi Gras, a taste of charivari, mudballs and seed swaps. Come join the circus, it's time to party!
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Food
Free!

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Event
Apr22

25th Annual Earth Fest Celebration

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at Pelham Bay Park to celebrate the earth and all that it provides us with a day of volunteering, arts & crafts, greening, music and performances, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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