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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 196 events
from October 5, 2015 to January 8, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Nov 4

Fall Foliage Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares some of his favorite trees and shrubs in their vibrant fall finery.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors

Nov 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Low Tunneling and Season

at Angie Lee Gonzales Garden (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come to this workshop to learn about ways to lengthen your gardening season.
Category: Education, Nature

Friday, November 6, 2015

Nov 6

Green Girls After School Program

at IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

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

Nov 7

Freshkills Park Site Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Site tours are approximately an hour and a half long, and tell the story of the past, present, and future of Freshkills Park development via a guided bus ride through the site.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov 7

Ranger’s Choice: The Van Cortlandt Super Hike (Vigorous)

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This 8-mile hike winds its way through one of the park's many diverse ecosystems. Registration required. Register at on Wednesday, October 28th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking

Nov 7

Outdoor Skills: Backpacking

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature

Nov 7

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

Nov 7

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering and Compasses

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. This program focuses on navigation, including compass usage and map-reading.
Category: Education, Nature

Nov 7

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. This program focuses on exploring the wildlife in our parks that usually only come out at night.
Category: Nature, Kids

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