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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 51–60 out of 618 events
from April 19, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Volunteer Event: High Rock Challenge 5K Race

at Henry Kaufman Camp Grounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments, direct runners with challenges, and assist at the water stations.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Spring Bird Watching Around the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate John James Audubon's Birthday with a spring bird watching stroll led by Peter Dorosh,of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars reccomended.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr26

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! This spring, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) of the New York Junior League invites you to join them…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Lincoln Road Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as we gear up for spring cleaning! Help the environment in your community.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Birding Bonanza

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a free, family friendly day of bird watching! Explore 18 acres of natural habitat with expert guides from RIPA and NYC Audubon…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Family Art Project: Buds Buds Buds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch the nearby magnolia tree with its massive…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Fort Tryon Park Celebrate Earth Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a Beautifcation Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus,and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance explores the aquatic habitats of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Nature Exploration Hike: Views of Inwood (Moderate)

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

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress.
Category: Nature
Free!

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