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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 118 events
from January 19, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Friday, February 17, 2017

Feb17

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

Feb17

Dark Days of Winter Candlelight Ghost Tour of 'Manhattan’s Most Haunted House'

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where seven family members died, and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb18

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb18

Winter Tree ID (light)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb18

Owls and Pellets

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Drop-in and discover the origins of the owl’s diet and find out some interesting facts about these nocturnal predators.
Category: Education, Nature
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
Feb18

Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Leslie Day

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and author Leslie Day, to learn about the ecological relationship between pollinating animals and the flowers they depend upon for the nectar and pollen that is their food.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb18

The Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Feb19

Animal Tracking

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Learn to identify animals tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb19

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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