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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 305 events
from July 23, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jul 23

Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Garden Walking Tour

at Heaven’s Gate Community Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Share gardening tips and garden histories with other community members while exploring these hidden garden jewels of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Jul 23

Gardens Rising: Major Play Day

at Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Saturday's activities will be a prep for your garden hosting the the Design Team at a scheduled garden meeting.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Jul 23

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Adults

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Jul 24

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 24

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Adults

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 24

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 24

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Arm of the Sea Theater

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Prepare to be enchanted by the larger-than-life puppetry, poetry, and evocative music of Arm of the Sea Puppet Theater.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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