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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 61–70 out of 255 events
from March 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

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

Mar21

Family Art Project: Oh, My! Orchid Prints

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make simple, bold and brushy orchid-inspired prints that are easy for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar21

Gardening Demo: Orchid Culture, a Close Up

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how to anticipate the needs of a plant by observing its morphology, or plant structure.
Category: Nature, Talks

Mar21

Celebrate the ‘Flow’ of Spring with a DEP Water Conservation Workshop and Activity Day

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through fun, hands-on projects, children and families will learn the importance of water conservation in the city.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Mar21

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!

Mar21

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

Mar21

Ranger's Choice Nature Photography Urban Parks

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of urban parks in winter.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Mar21

Fire Making Skills

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.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
Free!

Mar21

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Learn about the basic biology of these super smart and energetic animals.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar21

Owl Prowl

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

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
We’ll scan for snowy owls, barred owls, saw whets, and long-eared owls.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

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