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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 71–80 out of 248 events
from March 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mar22

March for the Earth

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join QBG and other community groups for a day of volunteering and unity at Queens Botanical Garden, followed by a festive march to the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Unisphere.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Mar22

Family Art Project: Oh, My! Orchid Prints

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make simple, bold and brushy orchid-inspired prints that are easy for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar22

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 some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar22

Under the Microscope: Fur, Feathers, and Fingernails

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a closer look at specimens of birds, reptiles, and mammals to compare how they are different and yet surprisingly the same.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar22

Wave Hill 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!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mar24

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Mar24

Black and White Nature Photography Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore composition, light, and subject matter and experiment with transforming digital color images to black and white.
Category: Nature, Art

Mar24

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Join an exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, open only to guided tours and during limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mar25

Greenbelt Peepers

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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