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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 151–160 out of 424 events
from March 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apr21

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 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!

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr22

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr22

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us after school to celebrate Earth Day at Queens Botanical Garden! Take a Garden stroll and make a botanically-themed craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr23

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 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!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr24

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr24

Arbor Day

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists and learn about one of the most important ecological features in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park at West 260th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Inwood Hill Park

at Entrance to Dyckman Fields (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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