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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 61–70 out of 346 events
from September 2, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep13

NYC Compost Project: Fall Lawn Care

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Fall Lawn Care Saturday, September 13, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - email compost@queensbotanical.org…
Category: Education, Nature

Sep13

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

Sep13

Decorate a Birdhouse

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

11:00 a.m.
Learn more about the birds that visit the Greenbelt (and your yard), then decorate a birdhouse that feathered friends would love to visit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Tree Guard Building Workshop

at W. 150th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tree Guards not only help protect street trees from vehicle damage, soil compaction, and pet waste, they also look fantastic!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep13

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

Sep13

What's the Buzz About Bees?

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
What's the Buzz About Bees? Saturday, September 13, noon to 1:30pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - see below Celebrate our winged aviators at this family-friendly…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Children's Garden Fall Sessions

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions September 13 & 21, October 4 & 26; 2-4 pm Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun. Young gardeners in weekend sessions…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Exploring Manhattan’s Forest: Inwood Hill Park's Past, Present and Future, A Site of Social and Ecological Meaning

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
“Discover the natural side of the concrete jungle!” Learn about the ecology and rich diversity of NYC parks. Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a walk in the series,…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sep13

Family Camping at Orchard Beach

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

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep13

The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are reay to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze ad explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be guides to…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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