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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 769 events
from April 19, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Apr19

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

The Squirrel and the Caterpillar: A Puppet Show

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
"The Squirrel and the Caterpillar" puppet show is a story about an unlikely friendship between two young creatures of the forest who learn about growing up and changing in their environment.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Maggie's Garden Easter Eggstravaganza!

at Maggie's Garden, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Easter Eggstravaganza 2014 will include an Easter egg hunt, egg relay race, Easter egg painting contest, arts and crafts, and pictures with the Easter bunny.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Ranger's Choice: Wilderness Survival Overnight Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Learn how to survive in the wilderness on this overnight adventure. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Category: Nature, Kids' Week
Free!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Apr20

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr20

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
Apr20

Culinary Kids Food Festival

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

10:00 a.m.
Join us for a family-friendly, week-long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Apr20

Hike the Trails of North Forty Natural Area

at Ryan Visitor Center (in ), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join American Littoral Society naturalist Mickey Maxwell Cohen and discover birds, early wildflowers, and hidden W.W. II military bunkers in this developing maritime woodland.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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