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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 238 events
from March 25, 2017 to October 14, 2017
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Apr11

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws

at United Community Centers, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
We will discuss methods for developing bylaws and garden rules with your fellow garden members, so that your group has the tools needed for successful community building.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Apr11

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr12

Tree Buds Under the Spotlight: High Rock Park

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a closer look at the buds of various trees using our high-powered microscopes.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a fun afternoon of games and a little history about Native American games.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers are ready to teach young anglers the basics in fish anatomy, aquatic ecology, and proper angling techniques.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Brooklyn: Wilderness Survival

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Spring Break Activities for Kids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
While school's out, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! Children can sift and search through the Queens Botanical Garden's Exploration Station.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Apr13

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

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