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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 431 events
from March 29, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mar29

Family Art Project: Camouflage Theaters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature’s mimicry is a wonder to behold! Discover the ways in which animals like moths, lizards, birds and coyotes copy their surroundings for the purpose of protection. Using…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar29

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

Mar29

Grow to Learn and Greenthumb School Supply Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Stop by our annual spring supply giveaway to pick up tools, gloves, and other materials for working with kids in the garden!
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar29

Multi-Purpose Trail Hike

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us on our extended, fast-paced hike along our relatively flat and smooth multi-purpose trail to Richmondtown and Richmond Avenue, then return to the Nature Center.
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar29

Scavenger Hunt Hike (light)

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

1:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug form the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Mar29

Junior Volunteer Corps

at 9th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of giving back. Families and elementary-aged youth groups are invited to join us to help prepare the Park for spring.
Category: Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar29

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar29

Gretta Moulton Green Trail Hike

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy our leisurely, interpretive hike around the Gretta Moulton/Green Trail. This event is part of the Greenbelt's Greening the Globe Series.
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar29

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mar31

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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