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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 191–200 out of 310 events
from March 30, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Education (x) category

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Senior Movement

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Argentine Tango with an introductory lesson, music, and dancing in the open air led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Fitness, Saint Patrick's Day, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun10

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass (provided) while exploring the park; enjoy arts and crafts; light refreshments will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun10

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join Amateur Astronomers Association to look and learn about the stars at night.
Category: Accessible, Education, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jun11

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

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, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

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 Salsa, Zouk, and Bachata with lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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