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New York City is probably the last place you'd expect to find a new species of frog, but that's exactly what Jeremy Feinbery and a group of colleagues discovered in 2012. This unexpected discovery is the first of its kind for a New York State amphibian since 1854 and has received worldwide attention from scientific and...

$9
T.   Dec 2nd, 8:30pm
All levels
(65)

Get familiar with the evergreens that bring a bit of color and cheer to the long cold days of winter. Learn a bit of the history of the Christmas tree. Try your hand at identifying conifers from cones and branches and appreciate the ephemeral street-side forests of the holidays just a little more.

$9
M.   Dec 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(65)

Are you bored, under-utilised, and suffocated at the office? Have you tried everything short of leaving your job, and still feel miserable?If you've been feeling this way for a while, it's time to make a change.This workshop is for you if you want to apply your strengths and talents to do work that matters to you, whether that means changing careers...

$35
W.   Dec 10th, 8:30pm
All levels
(195)

Students will learn how to spin round and round on the lyra. Also learn the skills of an active performing aerialist. Bring your sense of fun and adventure to our fabulous classes. Our classes challenge body, mind and spirit. Overcome fears, master new skills, get some great bruises to show off to your friends. All skill levels welcome.Come see why...

$40
W.   Nov 26th, 6pm
All levels
(9)
Wednesday November 26 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday December 3 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday December 10 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday December 17 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $40
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Expect everything to be covered from home locks to handcuffs…padlocks to a lockbox. In this class, we will start with a bit of history of Locking mechanisms, then evolution of design, followed by hands-on tutorial and plenty of interactive practice.Each person gets equipment to practice on in class. And everyone will open a bunch of locks…Guaranteed.Additional...

$65
Th.   Jan 8th, 7pm
All levels
(14)

Students will learn how to climb, how to tie the figure-8 footlock and other essential silk skills. Also learn the skills of an active performing aerialist. Bring your sense of fun and adventure to our fabulous classes. Our classes challenge body, mind and spirit. Overcome fears, master new skills, get some great bruises to show off to your friends....

$40
W.   Dec 17th, 7:15pm
Beginner
(9)
Wednesday December 17 7:15pm - 8:15pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday December 24 7:15pm - 8:15pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday December 31 7:15pm - 8:15pm 1 Session $40
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Here are some of the species we'll be hunting: Burdock, an expensive detoxifying herb sold in health food stores, abounds in human-disturbed areas throughout the park. And when it looks like the tour is over, we'll stop to collect large quantities of the pods of the Kentucky coffee-tree, for making the world's best caffeine-free coffee substitute,...

$20
Sa.   Nov 29th, 11:45am
All levels
(6)
Saturday November 29 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 29 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $10
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You will learn how this large wetland park offers vast foraging opportunities, even as winter approaches. We begin with a small, young woodland. It contains large quantities of field garlic, with leaves like chives and bulbs like onions or garlic. There's also garlic mustard, a garlic-flavored mustard green with a taproot that tastes like horseradish. Nearby...

$10
F.   Nov 28th, 11:45am
All levels
(6)
Friday November 28 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $10
Friday November 28 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $20
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In this 3-hour clutch making course, the students will choose from a variety of colours, work with patterns, and learn how to make their own leather clutch. Optional leather wrist strap and metal hardware is available. Students will also learn how to use a sewing machine and learn basic leather working skills. A range of colours and accessories...

$180
Th.   Dec 4th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(8)

Try your hand at creating works of art in the galleries. Focus on a different art form each session with family-friendly activities led by an artist. Drop in; art supplies provided.New! Start or continue your art-making experience with a family tour in nearby galleries. Tours leave at 2:00 p.m. from the Sunday Studio welcome cart. Space is limited;...

Free
Su.   Dec 7th, 1pm
All levels
(1)
Sunday December 7 1pm - 4pm 1 Session Free
Sunday December 21 1pm - 4pm 1 Session Free
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From dramatic pauses to vocal variance to crafty editing, storytelling basics are stressed in this interactive class. Not only will educators learn the aspects of engaging stories, but they will get a chance to utilize the learned skills with either their own stories or select from provided tales. Storytelling is an incredible way to approach a lesson....

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W.   Dec 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(8)

Students will learn self defense, police tactics and fighting applications.

$12
T.   Nov 25th, 6:30pm
All levels
Tuesday November 25 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday November 25 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 2 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 2 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 9 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 9 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 16 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 16 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 23 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 23 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 30 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday December 30 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday January 6 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $12
Tuesday January 6 7:45pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $12
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We will collect the growing edible wild roots sych as Burdock, Sassafras, ginkgo trees, and Sechuan pepper.Various roots thrive in the park late in the season:Burdock root, an expensive detoxifying herb sold in health food stores, abounds in cultivated areas throughout the park. The leaves are all but decayed, yet you can still use the remnants to...

$20
Sa.   Dec 6th, 11:45am
All levels
(6)
Saturday December 6 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 6 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $10
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Learn how Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of mid-spring. Making a meal with these plants is simple at this time of the year. For an appetizer, try simmering field garlic bulbs in diluted vinegar with Italian seasonings to make an outstanding pickle. And wild mushrooms, if present, will provide a gourmet side dish....

$10
Su.   Dec 7th, 11:45am
All levels
(6)
Sunday December 7 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 7 11:45am - 3:45pm 1 Session $20
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This group class will take you from zero to pro in two hours. Students will learn henna history and cultural traditions and the science of henna. With live demos, everyone will get to learn how to prepare the perfect henna paste, choosing and making your own applicators, henna application techniques, henna aftercare as well as a full design overview....

$100
Sa.   Dec 6th, 12pm
All levels
(4)

In this series of three walking tours, we will discuss the cultural and physical heritage of “Greater Greenwich Village,” with an emphasis on the writers, artists, and musicians who once defined Greenwich Village–and American culture–in the imaginations of people all over the world. Can we still find inspiration in the streets of the Village...

$25
Sa.   Nov 29th, 2pm
All levels

This course reviews the history of zoning regulations, and how they impact NYC today. Issues of particular concern to the various communities will be discussed, including land use regulations, building requirements, and preservation. Green building technology and taxes will also be examined.

$340
M.   Dec 1st - Dec 22nd, 6pm
All levels
Monday December 1 6pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $340
Tuesday April 14 6pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $340
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Yay, you’re learning poi! We start with the very basics, introducing concepts, drills, and groundwork to help your body learn how to learn poi. Poi 1: We also cover safety training so that you’re prepared to light your poi for the first time at the end of the session!Poi 3: Foundations of poi continue! We build upon our poi vocabulary, adding...

$180
M.   Dec 1st - Feb 9th, 8pm
All levels
Monday December 1 8pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $180
Tuesday December 2 6:30pm - 8pm 9 Sessions $180
Tuesday December 2 8pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $180
Wednesday December 3 6:30pm - 8pm 9 Sessions $180
Wednesday December 3 8pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $180
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Over one intense day, we’ll take a small group of Design Gym enthusiasts and prepare them to run groups large and small. At the end of the day, you’ll be ready to run groups on your own and with others.You’ll walk away with fresh skills on group facilitation, planning and management, as well as deeper experience with each. This Master class isn’t...

$275
Th.   Dec 11th, 9:30am
All levels
Thursday December 11 9:30am - 6pm 1 Session $275
Thursday December 11 9:30am - 6pm 2 Sessions $450
Friday December 12 9:30am - 6pm 1 Session $200
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Start making games in Unity! You’ll learn in our full day workshop how to get started, by jumping straight in and creating a simple game from total scratch start to finish. You’ll learn how to set up Unity, use an efficient workflow and the basics of C# scripting for game-making. At the end you’ll come out with a working, simple 3D game that...

$238.37
Su.   Dec 14th, 10am
All levels
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