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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 113 events
from December 21, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Dec27

Family Art Project: Create Your Year - Hello 2015!

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn from gardeners, who plant according to the phases of the moon. What might your year look like if it was designed according to the lunar calendar? Capture your vision of seasonal…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Primitive Survival Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
If you were in the wilderness with nothing but the clothes on your back, could you make a fire, build a shelter, or gather clean drinking water?
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec27

The Night Sky

at Passarelle Ramp at David Dinkins Circle (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Dec28

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec28

Family Art Project: Create Your Year - Hello 2015!

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn from gardeners, who plant according to the phases of the moon. What might your year look like if it was designed according to the lunar calendar? Capture your vision of seasonal…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec28

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, December 29, 2014

Dec29

Heart of the Park Walking Tour

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the Heart of Central Park. Starting at Strawberry Fields, visit iconic locations like Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge while…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Dec30

Heart of the Park Walking Tour

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the Heart of Central Park. Starting at Strawberry Fields, visit iconic locations like Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge while…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Dec31

Heart of the Park Walking Tour

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the Heart of Central Park. Starting at Strawberry Fields, visit iconic locations like Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge while…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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