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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 181 events
from January 25, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mar11

Greenbelt Peepers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mar12

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Ater learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar14

Ranger's Choice Nature Photography Winter Woods

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature in winter.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar14

Fire Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

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!

Mar14

The Night Sky

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

5:00 p.m.
Bring your walking shoes as we hike up to the Overlook to get closer to the stars.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mar15

Nature Exploration Hike

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar15

Ranger's Choice: Camp Cooking 101

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Become a campfire foodie! Learn the basics of camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and make a meal with a Dutch Oven.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar18

Greenbelt Peepers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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