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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 301–310 out of 443 events
from July 28, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep13

Family Camping at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep13

The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are reay to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze ad explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be guides to…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep14

Beautification Event

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in our monthly beautification days.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep14

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
Sep14

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

Sep14

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep14

Ethnobotany Hike (Light)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Ethnobotany looks at the cultural and historical uses of plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep14

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep14

Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep14

Ponds Under the Spotlight

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Explore the wetlands and learn about the life cycles of the pond.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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