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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 178 events
from October 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Oct28

Soundview & Castle Hill Green Neighborhood-Forest Restoration

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will be working on invasive removal and wetland restoration. This work will beautify the park, and help protect the forest from harmful species, ensuring the woods will thrive.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct28

Bulbs: Design and Planting

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will learn about different types of bulbs, how to properly plant them, and how to design a beautiful spring display full of flowers.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct28

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Halloween Harbor

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Mad science, haunted history, parties, and performances: experience it all at Halloween Harbor on October 28!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Halloween, Talks

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Oct28

Family Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct28

Art & Nature—Social Communication in the Insect World: Video Screening and Science Talk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how social insects—ants, bees, termites and more—have long inspired the imagination of artists and the curiosity of scientists.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Wildlife

Oct28

Central Park Tour: 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.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct28

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

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