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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 121–130 out of 390 events
from April 1, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Apr18

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr18

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

Apr18

Tree Giveaway

at Red Shed Garden (in ), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr18

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Con Edison and New York Cares join forces to help make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr18

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Spring Cleaning! Natural Cleaners, New Blooms, & More

at Castle Clinton (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a tour highlighting new blooms, then learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr18

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr18

Celebrate Spring Saunter

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for an hour-long leisurely stroll along the Nature Center trail in search of butterflies, blossoming trees, blooming flowers, and other highlights of the…
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr18

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus,and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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