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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 241–250 out of 657 events
from April 21, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

Outdoor Skills: Food Sources

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May27

Staten Island 1680-2018: Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Located at the southernmost point of New York State, this park houses four historic buildings that trace the history of the borough over the course of three centuries.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

May27

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

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

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May27

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, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

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

May28

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join tour guides on this walk through Central Park, and through time, to see how generations of New Yorkers have used the park as a place to remember and honor our veterans.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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