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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 11–20 out of 576 events
from April 21, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

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
Apr24

Tree TLC With Wayne: An Arbor Day Walk and Demonstration

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Both young and old trees need care to thrive. Wander among centuries-old trees and newly-planted specimens with Assistant Director of Horticulture Wayne Morris as he discusses and…
Category: Nature, Talks

Apr24

Night Lights at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be…
Category: Nature, Art

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Fifty Years of Tree Walks

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
To celebrate Arbor Day and Wave Hill’s 50th Anniversary, stroll through the gardens with staff horticultural interpreters to see extraordinary trees that have been planted in the…
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr25

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park at West 260th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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!

Must See
Event
Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Inwood Hill Park

at Entrance to Dyckman Fields (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Clove Lakes Park

at Slosson Avenue & Drake Avenue (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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