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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 556 events
from April 16, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May20

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!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

May21

Conference House Park Garlic Mustard Pull

at Hylan Blvd and Satterlee Street, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Conference House Park to help remove Garlic Mustard from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May21

Riverdale Park Garlic Mustard Pull

at Riverdale Park

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Riverdale Park to help remove Garlic Mustard from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May21

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
May21

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

May22

Alley Pond Park Garlic Mustard Pull

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Alley Pond Park to help remove Garlic Mustard from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May22

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
May22

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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

May22

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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