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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 51–60 out of 109 events
from November 28, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Dec11

Art Exhibit: From Nests to Nets

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance in partnership with Audubon NY welcomes artist Rebecca Jewell to display her newest exhibit,From Nests to Nets.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Dec11

NYC's Aquatic 'Gentle Giants': An Evening Talk with Paul Sieswerda, Executive Director of Gotham Whale

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Paul Sieswerda, Executive Director of Gotham Whale will give an evening talk and presentation on the increasing number of whales being found off the shores of NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Dec12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec13

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
This time of year is perfect to spot migrating birds and waterfowl which will call our parks home for the winter.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec13

Get Active Hiking

at Van Cortlandt Park Station: Last Stop on the #1 Train (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Wear appropriate shoes and bring plenty of water and a snack on this hike with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Dec13

Family Art Project: Colorful Candles and Winter Berries

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful clay-like wax, mix and mold an inventive image of nature onto your candle. Add berries and boughs to decorate a candle holder and create a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Signs of the Season Saunter

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for animal tracks, calling birds, evergreen trees and shrubs, and more as the trails reveal how merry and bright they can be this holiday season.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec13

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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