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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 65 events
from December 7, 2016 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Monday, January 2, 2017

Jan 2

Winter Holiday in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Jan 7

Wellness Workshop: Sugar Scrubs and Bath Salts

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use healing salts, sugars, and essential oils to craft all-natural skin-care products.
Category: Education

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jan21

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 27, 2017

Jan27

GreenThumb Field Trip: Tour the Queens County Farm Museum

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location, GreenThumb Office, Manhattan, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb on a free field trip to the Queens Country Farm!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Organizing for Garden Success: Panel and Q&A

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, come hear the success stories of three gardens that have overcome conflict by creating group structure and bylaws.
Category: Education
Free!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Feb 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Sharing Our Farm Traditions

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The goal of this workshop is to connect and educate participants on the diversity of gardening traditions among GreenThumb gardeners.
Category: Accessible, Education, Food, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb18

NYC Compost Project: Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you'll need to take composting to the next level.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Feb18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

GreenThumb Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning

at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn why fruit trees need annual pruning for the best production. Discover and practice how to prune the different types of fruit trees at the ideal time of year.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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