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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 250 events
from September 22, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Sep30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep30

Bike Practice Session

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bike New York provides a safe, controlled learning area and the watchful eyes of Bike New York’s trained coaches, who will offer tips on how to effectively stop, start and steer a bike.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Sep30

Documentary Film Screening and Discussion – "In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye"

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
"In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye" is both a critical look at America’s uncomfortable relationship with death and an inquiry into the growing revival of home death-care.
Category: Education, Film, History, Halloween, Talks

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Sep30

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join the Amateur Astronomer's Association to see the moon, planets, and stars aided by expert stargazers.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Field Trip to the Gardens at the Met Cloisters

at The Met Cloisters (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the medieval gardens at the Met Cloisters. We’ll discuss historical garden design, edible and ornamental plant choices, art, and horticultural and architectural practices.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Tinker Lab Fall 2017 Open House: Electronic Instruments

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about circuitry, sketch and design, exploring different sounds, building your unique instruments, programming with Scratch, and using Makey Makey, a micro-controller.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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