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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 367 events
from July 3, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

Swamp Madness Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a moderately-paced 1.5 hour hike beginning at the Greenbelt Nature Center, then in and around Buttonbush Swamp.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul25

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe by Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo and experience the natural beauty that NYC has to offer. For those who feel…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jul25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 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, Tours

Jul25

Drawing: Chalk 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 introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction along with the materials to explore and capture the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul25

Wildlife Viewing: Raptor Watch

at Wilde and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Jul25

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

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
Free!

Jul25

Catalyst Community Festival in Faber Park

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Catalyst program is launching its next round of sites with a community celebration and kickoff in Staten Island.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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