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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 261–270 out of 569 events
from May 2, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 11

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 11

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 11

Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants Hike (light)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this nature hike, discover the medicinal and cultural uses of common plants found throughout New York City.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun 11

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

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 11

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 11

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 1.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Jun 11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concerts at Isham Park

at Bruce's Garden (in Isham Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
East Winds Ensemble presents a unique concert by two masters of Japanese music, Masayo Ishigure and Marco Lienhard. Enjoy an afternoon of Koto and Shakukachi music that will dazzle…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Seniors
Free!

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