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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 178 events
from January 21, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Feb 3

Outdoor Skills: Survival Series #2: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extednded journey throuogh the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is perfect fit your you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 3

Black History Month: Bedford-Stuyvesant

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the history of Bedford-Stuyvesant and the prominent African-American community leaders that had a positive impact on the neighborhood.
Category: Education, History, Black History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 3

Nature Presentation: Owl Discovery

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get an in-depth look into the fascinating world of local owls with environmental educators from Volunteers for Wildlife, a wildlife hospital and education center.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Feb 3

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Feb 4

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create a fanciful, wintery tableau of simple, paper puppets and shadowy scenes that capture your own make-believe owl and coyote mythology.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Coyote and Owl Info Station

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Check out skulls, feathers, pelts and other owl and coyote paraphernalia with environmental educators from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Must See
Event
Feb 4

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

Feb 4

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Drop in for this exploratory workshop with naturalist Gabriel Willow and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Shelter Building

at East Drive and Lincoln Road (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 4

Shelter Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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