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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 434 events
from March 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, April 19, 2015

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

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Kids

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

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

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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