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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 111–120 out of 194 events
from November 1, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov22

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov22

Seasonal Explorers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Celebrate the season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories, and hikes (weather permitting).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov22

Family Art Project: Cornhusk Dolls

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate corn and harvest time! Listen to tales told by Native American Joe Cross, and hear about the power of a talking stick. Then tie, weave and shape our dried husks into a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov22

Floral Arranging Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by the pros.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Nov22

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Nov22

Wilderness Survival

at 116 Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov22

Astronomy: New Moon

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
With no moonlight to interfere, this is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nov23

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov23

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Nov23

Discovery Walks for Families: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the North Woods and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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