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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 452 events
from April 1, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

Spring Egg-stravaganza!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for "egg-xellent" fun for the family!
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids, Easter, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 4

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 4

Kids Sensory Perception Hike

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Engage your sense of touch, smell, sight, and hearing as we explore the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 4

Flax Planting

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for the start of the spring season at Lefferts Historic House, and help them plant their first crop of the season by spreading flax seed.
Category: Education, Nature

Apr 4

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

Best For
Kids
Apr 4

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

Early Morning Birdwalk: Changing Seasons, Changing Birds

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to welcome the earliest migrants of the year, and also say goodbye to some of our winter residents. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 8 am.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 5

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr 5

Central Park: North Woods Discovery Walk for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk through Central Park's North Woods and learn together through hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 5

Nature Exploration Hike (Vigorous)

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
n Nature Exploration hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

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