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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 July 28, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

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: Nature, Art

Aug 3

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Birding

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

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug 3

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 3

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 3

Family Performance Festival: Tales from the Garden

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Go on a journey through the gardens and trees of Central Park with renowned storyteller Diane Edgecomb as she brings tales to life.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Garden 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. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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