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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 21–30 out of 366 events
from July 1, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This class will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Jul 6

Walking Meditation

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

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Jul 6

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Jul 6

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Double Raised Bed Design

at New Hoe Avenue Garden (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Higher raised beds provide an easier gardening experience for senior members and provide better access for community members.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 7

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This summer, join us in the park for free jazz concerts, featuring talented young musicians from the world-renowned New School for Jazz.
Category: Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul 7

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, History, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 7

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, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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