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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 201–210 out of 454 events
from June 19, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC


Farm & Compost Tour

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors

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Natures Workshop: Gardening 101

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover gardening made easy. Whether you are a new gardener or an experienced one, we can help you learn new things and grow your garden.
Category: Education, Nature


Living with Urban Wildlife

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers to learn about our interesting neighbors, such as birds, squirrels, raccoons, opossums, snakes, and many more.
Category: Education, Wildlife


Fort Tryon Kids: Nature in Disguise

at 190th Street Subway Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come join us as we meet and touch live animals, and learn about what makes them unique.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife

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Sunday, July 22, 2018


Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience preferred; for ages 8 and older. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Education, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife


Introduction to Permaculture Design

at Genesis Community GardenBronx

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In this introduction we will explain what defines permaculture designs basics, including its ethics based philosophies and principles.
Category: Education


Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Add the colors of summer to a garden painting, inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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E-Waste Recycling Event

at Queens Botanical Garden Parking GardenQueens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets! In partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.
Category: Accessible, Education, Volunteer


Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook ParkStaten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This program is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Participatns are chosen via lottery. Registratioin required.
Category: Education, Sports

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