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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 467 events
from May 22, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

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
Free!

Jun13

Marine Park Planting & Goose Fence Installation

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help NYC Parks restore salt marsh in Gerritsen Creek! Sections of the salt marsh were damaged by heavy ice sheets and burrowing geese over this past winter, leaving bare patches…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun13

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jun13

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun13

Get Active Hiking II

at Van Cortlandt Park Station: Last Stop on the #1 Train (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to learn about the ecology and the history of the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Jun13

Kids Nature Hike (light)

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty on this hike, as we explore and get up close with nature.
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

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
Jun13

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!

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