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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 703 events
from September 21, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

Saturday, September 22, 2018


Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the mansion, carriage house, and grounds on guided tours at 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:15 p.m.
Category: Education, History, Tours


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

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we discuss the hidden parkland of Manhattan South, formerly known as Manahatta.
Category: Education, History, Talks


Breukelen Country Fair 2018

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a day of outdoor playing, learning and fun, celebrating the traditions, community, and agriculture of Breukelen!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See

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


Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson-Willingham

at Lawn at 173rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a free Revelations dance workshop with former Ailey Dancer and Director Lisa Johnson-Willingham!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Seniors

Sunday, September 23, 2018


Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife


Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how the Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife

Best For

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Plastics: Pelagic Peril

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.
This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, My Summer House NYC


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

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