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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 11–20 out of 446 events
from July 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

Greenbelt Peepers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Training 7/8 Ditmas Ave

at Ditmas Ave and E 21st St Brooklyn, NY

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul 8

Training 7/8 47th Ave

at 47th Ave and Bell Blvd, Queens, NY

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul 8

FrogWatch

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We need volunteers to assist monthly with observing, monitoring, and collecting data on our local amphibian populations.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Inwood Night Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The forest is a busy place at night as southern flying squirrels, skunks, underwing moths, cave crickets, screech owls, and other nocturnal animals become active.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul 9

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 9

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Wildflower Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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