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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 211–220 out of 328 events
from September 21, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York Programs focus on the…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 2

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 3, 2014

Nov 3

Nature at Night Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Get out and about in the Greenbelt to see which forest flora and fauna “go bump in the night” on this hour-long hike.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Nov 4

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, visitors can come explore the Hallett at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Nov 6

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 Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nov 7

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Bird Walk

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

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov 8

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 8

Seasonal Explorers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Celebrate the season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories, and hikes (weather permitting).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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