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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 351–360 out of 781 events
from April 18, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Parkside & Ocean Avenue entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help the keep the Park clean and beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 7

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

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Event
Jun 7

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 7

Hike the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

at Cunningham Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
This hike will lead participants from Cunningham Park to Alley Pond Park on a historic section of the Queens Greenway.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Entrance to the Ravine, downhill from the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Family Camping

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn 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. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jun 8

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Rose Garden Festival

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Come June, the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is a sea of warm color, flush with reds, whites, yellows, and pinks of more than 4,000 blooming plants. In celebration…
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Community Volunteer Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Community Volunteer Day Sunday, June 8, 10am to 1pm Free admission Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors in volunteering to keep QBG clean and green! Led by QBG staff,…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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