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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.

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from March 27, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, March 27, 2015

Mar27

Women Greening the Globe Symposium

at College of Staten Island (CUNY), Performing Arts Center-Recital Hall, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate women's inspiring environmental advocacy and accomplishments in creating sustainable communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Film, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar27

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar28

Family Art Project: Camouflage Theaters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the ways in which animals like moths, lizards, birds, and coyotes copy their surroundings for the purpose of protection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Kids
Mar28

Greenbelt's Greening the Globe Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
These events are part of the Greenbelt's Greening the Globe Series, which includes free events that celebrate women's inspiring efforts towards creating sustainable communities.
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar28

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Mar28

Fire Making Skills

at Comfort station near Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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, History, Tours
Free!

Mar28

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Mar28

Gardening Workshop: Kokedama

at 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.
Category: Nature, Art

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mar29

Tree Giveaway

at Evergreen Lots Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Pick up your free tree!
Category: Nature
Free!

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