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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 31–40 out of 349 events
from July 7, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul11

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Workshop: Medicinal Herbs

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this hands-on medicine making class we will focus on creating a home first aid kit for summer maladies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul11

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Moderate hikes feature longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul11

Fun on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water.
Category: Nature

Jul11

Family Camping at Marine Park

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring. Families are chosen by lottery, to register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northwest)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a fast-paced hike from the Greenbelt Nature Center to Bloodroot Valley, while learning about the fascinating history of Seaview Hospital.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northwest)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Traverse through the Bloodroot Valley area and learn about the history of Seaview Hospital.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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