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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 116 events
from January 17, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Introduction to Sign Language: Adults

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults of all abilities are welcome to join in learning basic sign language (the alphabet, vocabulary, and how to build simple phrases using American Sign Language).
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Feb 2

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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
Free!

Friday, February 3, 2017

Feb 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Winter Family Program: Tabletop Gardening

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In this Tabletop Gardening class, participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Organizing for Garden Success: Panel and Q&A

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, come hear the success stories of three gardens that have overcome conflict by creating group structure and bylaws.
Category: Education
Free!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Feb 5

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Winter is an amazing time of year to observe seals in the NY harbor estuary. You may be surprised by what looks like a rock in the distance, is actually a healthy seal.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

Fire Making Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

Shelter Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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