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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 434 events
from March 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 2

Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This 9th annual celebration lets kids and families take part in free environmental activities along the waterfront. Sponsored by the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in partnership with…
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Early Morning Birdwalk: Marvelous Migrants

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 search for some of the dazzling birds that visit the park before flying to northern breeding grounds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 3

Hike to the Alley Pond Giant (Vigorous)

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The Alley Pond Giant is the largest and oldest tree in the five boroughs.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Birding Basics for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Tree Giveaway

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

May 3

Rangers' Choice: Nature Photography

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature as we walk through the park.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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