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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 31–40 out of 255 events
from March 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mar13

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Ater learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar14

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Mar14

Volunteer Event: Forest Restoration

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Greenbelt Natural Resource Team removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar14

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to help us make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum look beautiful again after winter’s weather!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Mar14

Ranger's Choice Nature Photography Winter Woods

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature in winter.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar14

Fire Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

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!

Mar14

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar14

Children’s Garden Family Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children’s Garden Family Day Saturday March 14, 2 to 4pm Fee:Free Get a taste of the HSBC Children’s Garden program as we plant seeds while learning about gardening…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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