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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 349 events
from July 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

Family Camping: Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the summer. Families are chosen by lottery. to register please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 15th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

National Moth Night: Into the Woods!

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

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Stay up late and celebrate National Moth Week! For the second year, the Staten Island Museum is collaborating with NYC Parks and Deep Tank Butoh. Featured activities include: Museum…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul26

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come first served.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the Orchard Beach Lagoon, including Bartow Creek as we look for birds that live in this estuarine habitat of the Long Island Sound.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul26

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Fun on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water.
Category: Nature

Jul26

Hike and Draw

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join artist Lovie Pignata. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Jul26

Family Camping at Marine Park

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the summer. Families are chosen by lottery. To register please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, July 14th.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jul27

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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