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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 51–60 out of 180 events
from January 24, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Feb 4

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Nature Presentation: Owls—Raptors of the Night

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover how owls adapt to life in the forest and the city, with Carl Heitmuller, an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Feb 7

Learn Signs from American Sign Language - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. Use the signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Feb 7

Le Petit Art - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Adults will create small works of art (4" x 6" or less) to display at home, or give as a gift to a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to ACEO's and cardboard art.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors
Free!

Feb 7

Curriculum Development and the Garden Classroom

at Teacher's College at Columbia University, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Whether you’re a community gardener or a school gardener, this workshop will help you co-create and share garden-based lesson plans that you can use in your garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 7

Workshop: Intro to Fiscal Sponsorship

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Is your park group looking for more fundraising and development opportunities but unsure if becoming a nonprofit is right for your group? Learn about an alternative: fiscal sponsorship!
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Feb 8

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 8

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!

Feb 8

Winter Rose Pruning Workshop

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Give your roses a great start for spring with a winter prune. Learn how to prepare your roses to bloom their best.
Category: Education, Nature

Friday, February 9, 2018

Feb 9

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

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