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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.

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from December 10, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

Friday, December 14, 2018


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Paranormal Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of MJM’s former residents. $30, $25 Members/Students.
Category: Education, History

Saturday, December 15, 2018


Edenwald Green Neighborhood - Forest Restoration

at Crawford Avenue and Boller Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect forested areas in Alley Pond Park and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer


Cunningham Park - Trail work

at SE corner of Union Turnpike and Francis Lewis Blvd. (in Cunningham Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as close trails in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer


TreeLC with Super Steward Philip M.

at 81st Street and Amsterdam AvenueManhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to prepare the trees lining Amsterdam Avenue for winter!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer


Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC


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


Outdoor Skills: Teas in the Wild

at Eton Place Parking Lot (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn how to set up a campfire for tea time! Our park rangers will discuss the uncommon uses of some plants as teas and herbs.
Category: Education, Nature


Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours

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Nature's Workshop: Basket Weaving

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

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