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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 21–30 out of 290 events
from August 27, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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

Aug30

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Family Camping in Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Nature Exploration (light)

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

10:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug31

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: Nature, Art

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