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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.

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from November 26, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Wilderness Survival

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques of wilderness survival and emergency preparedness.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Nature Exploration Hike:John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
On Nature exploration hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec 7

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Miniature Arrangements

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny containers…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths And Swags

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Dec 7

Fall Foliage Hike: Trees of McGolrick Park

at Driggs Avenue and N Henry Street (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some amazing trees found in New York City.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Dec 7

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec 7

Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Get to know your New York City wildlife! Join us for a two hour program with wildlife rehabilitators, Bobby Horvath and Cathy St. Pierre to meet some of the wildlife and learn about…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Space Travel: The Next Frontiers

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wagner College astronomy professor and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Harold Kozak, will explore the ways humans will not only travel in outer space, but also terraform other worlds.
Category: Nature, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

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Dec 7

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!

Dec 7

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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