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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 221–230 out of 568 events
from May 3, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jun 4

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? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun 4

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jun 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Go Green! Greenpoint!

at 900 Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Beginning in 2008, Go Green! Greenpoint! was the first Earth Day Festival to take place in North Brooklyn. Since then, this event has become an annual staple of community life.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Markets, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 4

Green Reading with SI OutLOUD

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is part of the Greening the Globe Begins at Home series, which highlights environmental education, “green collar” career paths, and initiatives towards…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count species of fish.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 25.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

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