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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 181–190 out of 570 events
from April 16, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Tree and Lawn Care in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Manhattan Waterfront Greenway is a 32-mile route around Manhattan and includes an Esplanade of over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and maintain the lawn around…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Spring Wildflower Walk

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Take a moment to unplug from the world and enjoy the colors of spring.
Category: Nature
Free!

May11

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May11

Mother's Day Fun and Plant Sale at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make mom happy, visit Queens Botanical Garden! Pack a little picnic lunch or snack to enjoy in the Arboretum, pick up a treat at our Plant Sale, and kids can make special crafts for mom.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Mother's Day

Best For
Kids
May11

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Basic Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Monday, May 12, 2014

May12

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May13

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event

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