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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 311–320 out of 780 events
from April 19, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jun 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Invasive Vegetation Removal in Highbridge Forest

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join our Highbridge Forest Crew for a day and help them as they control invasive vegetation in Highbridge Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 1

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 1

Camping Skills Workshop

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun 1

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained Ranger…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 1

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Entrance to the Ravine, downhill from the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

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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