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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 191 events
from January 18, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Jan27

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan27

Historic New York: Survival During the American Revolution

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Harsh winters forced the Continental Army to fight for their lives. Learn about their secrets of survival during this arduous time and strife in American history.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan27

Animal Adaptations

at Union Turnpike and 196th Street, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adaptations are special characteristic that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan27

UnCommon Pages Bookmaking Workshop

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the Freshkills Park transformation and create your very own field notebook using paper that’s made from plants at the park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jan27

Bookmaking Workshop with Freshkills Park

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hear a brief overview of the Freshkills Park, then learn about native and invasive plants, observe plant samples, and make a field notebook using paper made from invasive phragmites!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan27

Cooking Demo: Barking up the Right Tree—Cooking with Cinnamon

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Originating in East Asia, cinnamon has been used throughout the world for centuries. Watch—and taste—as a chef from Great Performances demonstrates some cinnamon-laced delicacies.
Category: Education, Food

Jan27

Henna Workshop II

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, learn how to control the henna cone and other techniques of applying henna. You will become familiar with the unique characteristics of various regional styles.
Category: Education, Art

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Jan28

Art Workshop: Dronescapes—Sketching from a Bird’s-Eye Perspective

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join artist Jessica Rohrer in her Winter Workspace studio and experiment with perspective using drone-captured images and create ink drawings of Wave Hill from a bird’s-eye view.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art

Jan28

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

Jan28

Winter Survival Skills

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn ways to stay warm and sruvive in harsh winter weather.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

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