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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 224 events
from October 31, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov 8

Seasonal Explorers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Celebrate the season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories, and hikes (weather permitting).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Van Cortlandt Super Hike (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit. Our Urban Park…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours
Free!

Nov 8

Trail Restoration: High Rock Park

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with invasive plant removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov 8

It's My Park Day at Graniteville Quarry Park

at Graniteville Quarry Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Friends of Graniteville Quarry along with Mariner's Harbor Civic Association will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Graniteville Quarry.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 8

Family Art Project: Buildings and Land

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Consider structures that incorporate nature—including Wave Hill’s Ecology Building with its green roof. Explore homes that have many uses, then use clay, cardboard and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Wilderness Survival

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 8

Fourth Annual Perennial Plant Swap

at Jerry And The Senior Gents (in ), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring potted perennial plant(s) to exchange with others.
Category: Nature
Free!

Nov 8

It's My Park Day at Cadman Plaza

at Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will come together to plant more than 1000 daffodil bulbs in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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