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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 141–150 out of 318 events
from August 23, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep13

What's the Buzz About Bees?

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
What's the Buzz About Bees? Saturday, September 13, noon to 1:30pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - see below Celebrate our winged aviators at this family-friendly…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Children's Garden Fall Sessions

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions September 13 & 21, October 4 & 26; 2-4 pm Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun. Young gardeners in weekend sessions…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Family Camping at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep13

The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are reay to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze ad explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be guides to…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep14

Beautification Event

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in our monthly beautification days.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep14

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Family Art Project: Frankenthaler Outdoor Painting

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Put your abstract spin on the nature you see around you. Follow the easy techniques of New York native abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler: “Landscapes were in my arms as I did…
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sep14

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Sep14

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep14

Ethnobotany Hike (Light)

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

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Ethnobotany looks at the cultural and historical uses of plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

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