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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 514 events
from June 20, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Monday, July 23, 2018


Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


Communication and Socialization for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
An opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.
Category: Accessible, Education, Talks


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


Bryant Park Knitting Class

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors


Bronx Park Connections

at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community CollegeBronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Are you a park volunteer or supporter in the Bronx? Come to this workshop to meet other community members caring for local parks, and hear about the amazing work park groups are doing…
Category: Education, Volunteer

Wednesday, July 25, 2018


American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education


Deeper Diving Guided Tour of Van Cortlandt House Museum

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This summer enjoy a deeper dive into the rich history of Van Cortlandt House, it's residents, and the notable people who have come through it's doors.
Category: Education, History, Tours, My Summer House NYC


QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night: Salsa with Piel Canela Dance

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Nature, Theater, Seniors


Athens in Manhattan: The Role of Greek Revival Architecture in Early New York City

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a walking tour focused on Greek Revival architecture in the neighborhood of the 1832 Merchant’s House Museum, itself an example of this powerfully symbolic style.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Volunteer, My Summer House NYC

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