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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 368 events
from July 2, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

Dunes: Walk and Talk

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This family-friendly, educational walk and talk is designed to increase the appreciation and understanding of Conference House Park's waterfront environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul23

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul23

Wildflower Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Highlights of this tour include: the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul23

Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for An Evening Stroll in Central Park. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace. Learn…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul24

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul25

Wetland Cleanup

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Help clean up litter along the shoreline and cut back plants growing along the wetland's edge, while learning about the important role the wetland plays in the local ecology.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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