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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 61–70 out of 114 events
from January 18, 2017 to August 19, 2017
in Education (x) category

Monday, February 20, 2017

Feb20

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

Feb20

Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess 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.
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

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Kids
Feb20

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto's Winter Wonderland

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
What Central Park Secrets are revealed in the winter? With Central Park’s most famous canine resident leading the way, we’ll explore the Park’s wintery landscape to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyn: Find My Way - Maps and Compasses

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass for safe hiking, then try out your skills on an orienteering trail.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Feb21

Sea Shore Winter Walk and Coastal Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a winter recess family-friendly winter beach walk and arts and crafts workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Introduction to Sign Language: Adults

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults of all abilities are welcome to join in learning basic sign language (the alphabet, vocabulary, and how to build simple phrases using American Sign Language).
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Feb21

Kids Week Staten Island: Animal Tracks

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this Urban Park Ranger-led walk, kids will discover and follow different footprints of wild animals and see where they lead to.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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