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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 41–50 out of 236 events
from March 25, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Education (x) category

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

NYC Compost Project: Rebooting the Soil with Compost

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a little compost go a long way! You’ll learn so many easy ways to support soil life and plant health with compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 8

Hot Pile Compost Build

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out and meet everyone and learn about composting.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr 8

NYC Parks Presents Harlem Dance Club: On-Camera Performance Workshop

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks as we host the Harlem Dance Club (HDC) for a unique six-week On-Camera Performance Workshop! The workshop will simulate an audition, rehearsal, and shoot experience in a safe and nurturing environment. This workshop is open to all ages and experience levels...
Category: Education, Dance
Free!

Apr 8

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park East (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Historic New York program, will highlight the history and architecture of the Old Croton Aqueduct.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Apr 9

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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, Black History Month

Monday, April 10, 2017

Apr10

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about insects and search for the six-legged critters under rocks and logs.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Bronx: Coastal Exploration

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids, join the Rangers as we explore the shore of Pelham Bay Park while looking for wildlife living along the bay area.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Brooklyn: Bug Exploration

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology for Kids

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park to learn about rocks of the world and the geology of New York City.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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