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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 121–130 out of 177 events
from March 1, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Lincoln Road Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as we gear up for spring cleaning! Help the environment in your community.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Elements Art Expo NYC

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The art scholar and novice alike will delight in finding art along the trails, by the shore and on the open green of the park, in the large tent as well as the Conference House.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 2

Tree Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

May 2

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!

May 2

Earth Day Rockaway

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This 9th annual celebration lets kids and families take part in free environmental activities along the waterfront. Sponsored by the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in partnership with…
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Early Morning Birdwalk: Marvelous Migrants

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to search for some of the dazzling birds that visit the park before flying to northern breeding grounds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 3

Tree Giveaway

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

May 3

Nature Photography Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The workshop includes outdoor photography time. Beginning photographers are welcome.
Category: Nature, Art

May 3

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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