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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 616 events
from April 29, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

May 21

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games, and storytelling. Registration required.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Ranger's Choice: Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a sunset hike through New York City's largest park with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

May 21

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 22

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

May 22

Park to Park: Biking

at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your own bicycle (and helmet) and ride through National Parks and NYC Parks.
Category: Nature, Sports
Free!

May 22

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

May 22

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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