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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 341–350 out of 448 events
from March 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

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!

Jun20

Waterfall Hike (light)

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

1:00 p.m.
This will be a light exploration through Prospect Park to see the natural areas and waterfalls.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun21

Intermediate Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For Intermediate programs some prior canoe experience is preferred.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Tide Pool Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity and expand your knowledge of marine life as you explore the tide pools of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Saltwater Fishing

at 10th Street Walking Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun23

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 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!

Jun23

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival with free al fresco concerts in the Square! Tuesday, June 23, 8pm André Caplet:…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun25

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 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!

Friday, June 26, 2015

Jun26

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

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