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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 131–140 out of 186 events
from January 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Learn about the basic biology of these super smart and energetic animals.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar21

The Night Sky

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mar25

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 26, 2015

Mar26

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 28, 2015

Mar28

Fire Making Skills

at Comfort station near Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

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
Mar28

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!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mar29

Scavenger Hunt Hike (light)

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug form the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

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!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Apr11

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!

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