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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 161–170 out of 316 events
from August 5, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug24

EcoCrafts

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, re-purposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Aug25

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!

Aug25

Garden Crew: Kids

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds and compost bins.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug25

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug25

Wetlands Tour

at Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aug26

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug26

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Aug26

Stories in the Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As any gardener will tell you, what you sow is not always what you reap. This week, listen to stories and sing songs about unexpected harvests, unintentional gardens and surprise garden visitors.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Summer Children's Garden Program

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Children ages 7-12 are invited to a fun-filled afternoon to explore the garden and connect with nature.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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