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New York City's parks are a natural classroom. Enjoy this opportunity to learn through free and hands-on lectures on nature, history, gardening, and much more.

Education Events

Monday, August 19, 2019

Aug19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug19

Bryant Park: Language Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Free!

Aug19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug20

Early Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn early elementary math—counting, shapes, basic addition and subtraction, and more—for free.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Bryant Park: Knitting

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Aug20

Kids Music or Family Sign Language

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

HRPK's Community EcoPaddle

at Pier 84Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Hudson River Park and Manhattan Kayak Company at the Pier 84 Boathouse for an evening of kayaking and oyster research

Aug20

Battle Week 2019: Battle of Brooklyn Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Old Stone House Board Member and Hunter College Archaeology Professor William J. Parry for a neighborhood tour of the Battle of Brooklyn.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug21

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly-restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Aug21

Central Park Tour: The 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.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Writers Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park's Writers Workshops are geared to sharpen, polish, and improve your skills as a writer.
Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug22

Early Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn early elementary math—counting, shapes, basic addition and subtraction, and more—for free.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Oh Behave! with The Mannerhausens

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Join Zany British sisters Eddy and Kit as they use family “pearls of wisdom” to address social awareness, manners, and kindness in a hilarious one-of-a-kind way!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

NYPL StoryTime at Ollie's Playgound

at Ollie's Playground (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for a free storytime event in partnership with the Hamilton Grange Branch of the New York Public Library.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: All Abilities Dance Workshop

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors.
Free!

Aug22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Aug22

Twilight in the Garden: Stargazing in the Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn what it takes to be an amateur astronomer in New York City, get oriented to the night sky, test out a telescope in the garden, and observe the starry night high above Wave Hill.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Ecology Park - Forest Restoration

at Ecology ParkBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore natural areas and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Aug24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug24

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Learn to Ride

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike and a helmet for this free, fun event for children ages five or older! Show your kids how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Tudor Park , Asphalt Softball Field…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Aug24

Historic New York: Orchard Beach

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Orchard Beach has a rich and significant history dating back to The Great Depression. Take a journey through time and learn about Orchard Beach past and present.
Free!

Aug24

Garden Story Hour: Feelings

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy storytelling, songs, movement, and hands-on activities for kids all set in the Wyckoff Children’s Garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

History & Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings, and more!

Aug24

August Tour

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Washington Square Park docent for a free tour and learn about the expansive and colorful history of this space.
Free!

Aug24

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Zodiac Shadow Puppets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Aug24

Snug Harbor Heritage Farm Tour: Fall Crops and Cover Crops

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about fall crops at the Heritage Farm. We’ll tour the winter squash block and fall row crops.

Aug24

IndoRican Multicultural Dance Performance: Taino Calling Song

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The piece represents the indigenous people of Puerto Rico and healing through dance. It is a community-based circle dance lead by a female elder.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug25

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Central Park Tour: East Meadow Tree Walk

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Stroll through the idyllic East Meadow, appreciating some of the most beautiful beech trees in Central Park, and others that give the area its character.

Aug25

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 26, 2019

Aug26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug26

Bryant Park: Language Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Free!

Aug26

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Get lost in nature without ever leaving the city on this tour of the Ramble, a serene 36-acre 'wild garden' in the middle of Central Park.

Aug26

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Aug27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug27

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro.
Free!

Aug27

Bryant Park: Knitting

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Free!

Aug27

Kids Music or Family Sign Language

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn American Sign Language through songs and play with other parents, educators, and/or children close to your child’s age.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Writers Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park's Writers Workshops are geared to sharpen, polish, and improve your skills as a writer.
Free!

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Summer on the Hudson: All Abilities Dance Workshop

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors.
Free!

Aug29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug30

Central Park Tour: East Meadow Tree Walk

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Stroll through the idyllic East Meadow, appreciating some of the most beautiful beech trees in Central Park, and others that give the area its character.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Aug31

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Summer on the Hudson: Horticulture Tour of Riverside Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Riverside Park Conservancy Zone Gardener to explore nature, learn about the park, and discuss special topics in urban horticulture. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Aug31

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Aug31

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and craft your own colorful inflatables using plastic sheets and tape, then inflate your creations for an interactive movement performance.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing from Socrates’ beach at Hallets Cove.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Heather Garden Tour with Ken Chaya

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your binoculars and take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with expert naturalist Ken Chaya and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Free!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Douglass and DeGraw Pool

at Douglas and DeGraw Pool (in Thomas Greene Playground)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Sheltering Arms Pool

at Sheltering Arms Pool (in Sheltering Arms Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Commodore Barry Pool

at Commodore Barry Pool (in Commodore Barry Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Dry Dock Pool

at Dry Dock Pool (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Claremont Pool

at Claremont Pool (in Claremont Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Fisher Pool

at Fisher PoolQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line, or spending time by the pool at Cool Pools locations!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Liberty Pool

at Liberty Pool (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Cool Pools NYC: Media Education at Wagner Pool

at Wagner Pool (in Triboro Plaza)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn photography and videography in these pop-up workshops while waiting on line or spending time by the pool.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Rooftop Painting

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is an outdoor watercolor painting and monotype printmaking workshop at sunset on the beloved rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center!
Free!

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Coffee & Crosswords Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get tips and advice for solving crosswords from our puzzle experts.
Free!

Sep 6

Evening Farm Experience

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the beautiful Urban Farm. Taste in-season produce, smell the flowers, and learn about the farm’s unique crops and mission.
Free!

Sep 6

Greenbelt on the Go: Bat Hike

at Clove Lakes ParkStaten Island This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Walk around Clove Lakes Park to look for bats. Learn what they eat, how they catch prey, and understand more about these creatures of the night. Suitable for ages 7 +.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Andean Culture and Crafting

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with pre-Hispanic Andean culture (specifically from Inca and Chavin civilizations) through crafting.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

The Explorer's Club: Survival Crash Course

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sep 9

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sep10

Grow Herbs in Your Windowsill Using Hydroponics

at Carver Community GardenManhattan

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to save money and extend your growing season using one of the oldest methods of window farming: hydroponics.
Free!

Sep10

Composting With Lovely Red Worms

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we will learn how to make and maintain an indoor vermicomposting system.
Free!

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Indigenous Soil Practices

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to nourish urban soils combining traditional indigenous soil management practices with modern agricultural technology.
Free!

Sep12

Chicken Care Part 3: Winterize Your Chicken Coop

at Green Gems (in )Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city through the colder months.
Free!

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Summer on the Hudson: Birding Tour

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
Free!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Carpentry 101

at Citizens for a Better Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll discuss lumber and hardware selection, explain and use some measuring tools, and practice using hand and power tools on small garden projects like a raised bed.
Free!

Sep14

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Playground Design

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Isamu Noguchi designed playgrounds that are also works of art. Join Noguchi Museum educators to explore how a playground can be a sculpture, and then design your own.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Writers Workshop for Teens

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
?Learn how to craft a college essay in this free workshop for teens.
Free!

Sep14

Monarch Celebration

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us during what should be the height of monarch butterfly migration in our area. We’ll explore our gardens and natural areas in search of these charismatic creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer with tours, bicycling, and activities for all ages.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep15

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Sharing Our Farm Traditions: From the Caribbean to the Bronx

at La Finca del SurBronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will tour the garden, discuss Caribbean crops that grow well in this region, and hear about their connections with growing food.
Free!

Sep15

South Asian Medicinal Plants

at Drew GardensBronx

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join gardeners at Drew Gardens to discuss South Asian medicinal plants that grow in this region such as turmeric, ginger, black seed/nigella, bay leaf, moringa, bitter melon, and stinging nettle.
Free!

Sep15

Inwood Rocks! Geology Hike

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The island of Manhattan is built on three strata know as Manhattan Schist, Inwood Marble, and Fordham Gneiss. Join our Urban Park Rangers on this hike and find out why Manhattan rocks!
Free!

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sep16

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sep17

Bench Building

at I.S. 318 Project RootsBrooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Create a seating area for socializing and holding meetings in your garden by building some simple benches.
Free!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Wondrous Water

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On World Water Monitoring Day, we’ll address the importance of protecting our local water bodies and showcase how Randall's Island Park Alliance's staff track the water’s health!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Pawpaw Party

at Smiling Hogshead RanchQueens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get to know pawpaw, a native fruit tree! Learn about where to find paw paw, how to grow them, and more.
Free!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Roots Workshops: 'Choices Beyond Food'

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn practical and innovative ways you can take sustainability to the next level in your own community and beyond.
Free!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

East Village Gardens Walk

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the neighborhood with our Urban Park Rangers, and discover some of these "hidden" gardens that unite local residents.
Free!

Sep21

Coastal Exploration

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on Rockaway Beach to explore the ecological diversity of our coastal shorelines.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Sep24

Welcome to the Garden: Making a Sandwich Board Sign

at Halsey, Ralph, & Howard Community GardenBrooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will also learn how to make a very simple, but very effective welcome sign that you can place on the sidewalk in front of the garden gate to invite neighbors and passersby.
Free!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sep25

Welcome to the Garden: Making a Sandwich Board Sign

at Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will also learn how to make a very simple, but very effective welcome sign that you can place on the sidewalk in front of the garden gate to invite neighbors and passersby.
Free!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Summer on the Hudson: Horticulture Tour of Riverside Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Riverside Park Conservancy Zone Gardener to explore nature, learn about the park, and discuss special topics in urban horticulture. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Fall Care of Pollinator Perennials

at Rainbow Block Association GardenBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fall, not spring, is the best time to care for perennials: it’s when they’re growing roots. We’ll learn about the differing needs of the 15 species of colorful perennials.
Free!

Sep28

Saltwater Fishing

at East 10th Street and FDR Drive (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Jamaica Bay Greenway Bike Tour

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bike along Jamaica Bay while enjoying the sights and sounds of fall. ?Tour will end back at meeting location.
Free!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Meadow Walk: Sensational Seeds

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Hell Gate Wildflower Meadow and learn about the beautiful native fall blooms and their diverse seeds and seed pods, from milkweed to coneflower.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Grow Your Own Natural Plant-Based Dyes

at Green Patch on WaltonBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join urban farmer and artist Sajata Epps to learn the basic techniques for using plants to create beautiful colors.
Free!

Oct 5

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan's only remaining lighthouse with readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite the community to gather with us to nationally acknowledge and reflect upon the 400 years since Africans were first brought to Jamestown to be sold into bondage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Fall Walks

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk with us through our gardens, woodland trail, and wetlands to see the colorful changes happening on the Island.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Fall Walks

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk with us through our gardens, woodland trail, and wetlands to see the colorful changes happening on the Island.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Summer on the Hudson: Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

at W 72nd Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmsted gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks.
Free!

Oct26

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Mycological Society Walk

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we partner with the New York Mycological Society to hunt for fungi in all its many forms.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Summer on the Hudson: Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

at General Grant National Memorial (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmsted gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks.
Free!

Nov 2

Bulbs: Designing and Planting

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about different types of bulbs, how to properly plant them, and how to design a beautiful spring display full of flowers with The Battery Conservancy’s chief horticulturist.
Free!

Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

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