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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 201–210 out of 336 events
from July 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug28

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug28

Family Camping at Marine Park

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug29

It's My Park at Arden Woods

at Ilyssa Way Entrance (in Arden Woods), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join the Friends of Arden Woods as they clean and restore the trails throughout Arden Woods. Volunteers will help to remove garbage and clear…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug29

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug29

10th Anniversary Harlem Green Tour

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On Saturday, August 29th, Harlem's community gardeners will invite the public to share in the 10th anniversary tour of Harlem's miraculous, community-centered, grassroots-…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug29

Splendid Summer Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy hiking the Greenbelt in its greenest season.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug29

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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