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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 454 events
from February 24, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in Education (x) category

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mar11

Historic New York: The Highbridge and the Croton Aqueduct

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this hitoric walk along Highbridge and learn how New York City's oldest bridge brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan, and allowed our city to grow.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar11

Start Your Summer Veggies

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber, in an introductory workshop on starting your summer vegetables indoors.
Category: Education

Mar11

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Must See
Event
Mar11

Nocturnal Hike (Light)

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
What lurks around at night? Find out as the Urban Park Rangers lead a hike through Flushing Meadows Corona Park under the cover of darkness.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Mar11

Astronomy: Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 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, Astronomy
Free!

Monday, March 12, 2018

Mar12

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Mar12

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Mar12

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Mar14

Learn Signs from American Sign Language - Adults

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. Use the signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Mar14

Le Petit Art - Adults

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Adults will create small works of art (4" x 6" or less) to display at home, or give as a gift to a loved one; from delicate miniature paper cuttings to ACEO's and cardboard art.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors
Free!

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