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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 91–100 out of 594 events
from April 30, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 12

City Chicken Institute: Spring Chicks Special - Hatching and Rearing Chicks

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workshop will go over the joys and risks of hatching your own eggs and how to care for the cute fuzzy little things that follow.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Friday, May 13, 2016

May 13

Greening the Globe Begins at Home: Symposium at the College of Staten Island

at College of Staten Island (CUNY), Performing Arts Center-Recital Hall, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this special series to explore environmental advocacy through environmental education, green career paths, and initiatives for creating sustainable communities.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

May 13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 13

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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May 13

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

May 13

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Discovery Hike: Spring Birding

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Early spring signals the migration of birds from their winter homes. Observe and identify birds with binoculars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking
Free!

May 14

Birding: Spring Migration

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 14

Songbird Migration Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join expert naturalist Mike Feller for a nature walk in Inwood Hill Park and Muscota Marsh to learn about the migratory birds of the season in the new wetlands and the ancient forest.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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