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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 374 events
from June 28, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Jul 4

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Jul 4

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Jul 4

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

Jul 4

Independence Day in Prospect Park

at Children's Corner (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance this Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House, and the 1912 Carousel.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Bryant Park Knitting Class

at Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jul 4

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Come see Captain Faust's slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Come see Captain Faust's slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Jul 5

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

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