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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 373 events
from June 27, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Living Soil: Compost Tea for Integrated Pest Management

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will walk you through a simple DIY brewing system that will cost under $25 and give you tips on making and applying compost tea properly.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 8

Screenwriters Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screen play or series!
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

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
Jul 8

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Mint Family Reunion Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spearmint, basil, coleus, and lemon balm are just a few members of the mammoth mint family. Meet and greet some of these herbs and ornamental “mints” on a midsummer stroll
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join Amateur Astronomers Association to look and learn about the stars at night.
Category: Accessible, Education, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jul 9

The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

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

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