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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 141–150 out of 483 events
from July 29, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Family Performance Festival: Butterfly Boogie

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Think bugs are gross? Think again! We’ll take you on a 3,000-mile adventure and show you why they’re actually the coolest creatures around. The musical, interactive…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Intermediate Canoeing

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with prior canoe experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 9

Basic Canoeing

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at General Jose Marti (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, open to visitors only on Central Park Conservancy guided tours and during limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Wrath and Resilience: Film Shorts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Guest curator Andrew Ingall selects five recent films by independent filmmakers who represent a diverse group in terms of geography, genre and form.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies

Aug 9

Hike & Draw

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a natural artistic hike presented by the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug10

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

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