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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 31–40 out of 212 events
from December 10, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dec15

The New York City History Club: The Hidden Streams and Wetlands of Manahatta: West Village

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we discuss the hidden parkland of the area formerly known as Manahatta. Registration is required.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Dec15

Holiday Festival of Traditions

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This holiday celebration features the Festival of Trees exhibit and the Festival of Lights.
Category: Education, Art, History, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Dec15

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The 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.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Dec16

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
Free!

Dec16

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

Dec16

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec16

Ranger's Choice: Fire Making Skills

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Holiday Festival of Traditions

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This holiday celebration features the Festival of Trees exhibit and the Festival of Lights.
Category: Education, Art, History, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

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