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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 1–10 out of 328 events
from February 6, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Feb 6

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 6

Gardening Workshop: Kokedama

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Originating in Japan, kokedama are living plant and moss balls bound up with string. Choose from a variety of houseplants and design your ownkokedama under the guidance…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Feb 6

The Science and Art of Winter Tree Pruning

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Horticulture Supervisor Rashid Poulson, as he takes you through the basic of tree anatomy and pruning techniques.
Category: Nature, Talks

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Feb 7

Fort Tryon Winter Walk with Author Leslie Day

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find out which conifers pre-date the park, and which have been added in recent park restoration projects to add to the year round beauty and horticultural appeal of the park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 7

Fire-Making Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely while exploring the great outdoors. Registration required--register at www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on January 27th.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 7

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Develop skills that will help you create shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 7

Birding: Owls

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 7

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl which overwinter in our Parks.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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