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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 321–330 out of 434 events
from March 29, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Jun18

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun20

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas. Learn from natural areas experts and explore the island’s diverse plant and animal communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

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? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun20

Waterfall Hike (light)

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

1:00 p.m.
This will be a light exploration through Prospect Park to see the natural areas and waterfalls.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun21

Intermediate Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For Intermediate programs some prior canoe experience is preferred.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event

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