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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 265 events
from September 3, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep27

Birding Basics for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep27

Pugsley Creek/Clason Point Historic Walking Tour

at End of Castle Hill Avenue, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The tour will include history on ancient estates, amusement parks, views of the Long Island Sound, and the beautiful Pugsley Creek Park.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking

Sep27

Family Art Project: Field Notes–An Edible Plant Insurrection

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow the lead of exhibiting artist Matthew Friday on a hunt for dandelion, curly dock, wood sorrel, plantain and clover plants among the grasses of Wave Hill. Sketch these plants in your very own field book.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Talks

Sep27

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Annual Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit The Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars, and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep27

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Seniors

Sep27

Ranger's Choice: Lunar Eclipse

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The full moon will put on a rare show tonight as a total lunareclipse will occur.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sep29

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!

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