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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 186 events
from January 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Feb 8

Birding: Owls

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

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 8

Trusty Trees Family Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a walk through the gardens and woodlands of Wave Hill to discover the diversity of trees.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Winter Workspace Workshop: Living Drawings

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Examine the bodies of living organisms and learn how to recreate their movements through hand-drawn animation.
Category: Nature, Art

Feb 8

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Feb10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Feb10

Winter Workspace Workshop: Vertical Gardening - Interacting with Living Art

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Using succulent plants and sculptural materials, make choices in the composition that address environmental issues relevant to the Bronx.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb14

Family Art Project: I Heart Pollinators

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using a variety of charming style, and adding a pollinator helper, make your own lovely, lacy, feathery, and flowerful Valentine’s Day cards.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb14

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, February 14, 11am to 1pm Join QBG for the 18th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world. Meet…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Valentine's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb14

Birding: Winter Birds

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb14

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!

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