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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 130 events
from January 24, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Feb11

Historic New York: Foundations of Inwood

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Inwood Hill Park is a living piece of old New York. Join the Urban Park Rangers and discover the wonderful history behind Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Feb11

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will teach about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Feb12

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Feb12

Winter Tree ID (Light Hike)

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb12

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!

Feb12

Nature Exploration (Moderate Hike)

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug form the world to clear your head.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Feb12

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring seasonal nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb12

Treasures in the Attic

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join King Manor’s curator Kelsey Brow in our historic kitchen as she discusses objects in the museum’s collection related to drinks from the 1800s.
Category: Education, History, Talks

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Feb14

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 16, 2017

Feb16

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!

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