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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 409 events
from June 2, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Saltwater Fishing

at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Road, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Jun13

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun14

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun14

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects and habitats that make Wave Hill an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun14

Family Bird Watching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family outdoors? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for its monthly family bird watching tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk through the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Greenbelt Trail of the Month: Yellow Trail (North)

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover Reeds Basket Willow Swamp and Chapin Woods on this long-distance, fast-paced hike beginning at High Rock Park. This hike will be 3-4 hours depending on the size and pace…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun14

Seining

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Freshwater Fishing

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

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