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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 561 events
from May 27, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

Family Art Project: Telling Nature and Family Stories

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by visiting artist and performance artist Jesus Benavente and Family Art Project storyteller Rama Mandel, we celebrate storytelling at the Family Art Project and in our own lives.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

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May30

It's My Park at Msgr. McGolrick Park

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help pick up litter in McGolrick Park and throughout southeastern Greenpoint.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at De Witt Clinton Park

at Entrance on W 52nd Street (in De Witt Clinton Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help support a garden project and clear up passive sitting areas.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will mulch, clean, paint, and weed. There will also be a book giveaway in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the volunteers from Millennium Development as they clean, rake, weed, and paint park benches in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Bowne Playground

at Bowne Playground, Queens

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May30

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

May30

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May30

Summer on the Hudson: Great New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
How many and what species fish will we collect as we pull our nets through the Hudson? How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event! Part of the…
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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