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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 1–10 out of 185 events
from January 29, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan31

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Join us for this early morning program and enjoy learning more about the natural history and basic biology of bald eagles.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan31

Lemon Day at Wave Hill: Lotions and Creams - A Citrus Awakening Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Use a citrus emulsion and other raw ingredients to create your own sweetly-scented lotions and creams.
Category: Education, Nature, Food

Jan31

Family Art Project: Kaleidoscope Blues

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Use the cool blue, grey and silver colors of winter, plus your images and cut-outs, to build your own easy-to-make, musical kaleidoscope.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan31

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!

Jan31

Winter Workspace Workshop: Hybrid Objects - Amulets, Talismans, and Curiosities

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using your own concoction of personal objects brought from home and natural elements gathered from Wave Hill, learn sculptural techniques to create your own hybrid object of wonder.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jan31

Owl Prowl

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and photographer Debbie Becker to look for nature's most exclusive and elusive avian creatures—owls. While we can't promise they’ll be found,…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan31

Astronomy

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Feb 1

Early Morning Bird Walk: Backyard Birds

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count, and search for your favorite "backyard birds" such as woodpeckers, chickadees, and nuthatches.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb 1

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 1

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

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