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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 424 events
from March 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Plants and Pollinators

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
This walking tour will offer a closer look at some of flora and their fauna friends that help them flourish.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Soarin' over Staten Island

at Wild Avenue between Beresford Avenue and West Shore Expressway Service Road, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.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!

Apr19

Nature Exploration: Marine Park Salt Marsh (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
On nature exploration hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit our urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr19

Earth Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Kids Beach Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the beaches of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Kids Salamander Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
xplore under logs and turn over rocks gently to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Spring Sprouts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event

Monday, April 20, 2015

Apr20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

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