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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 314 events
from February 9, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Feb 21

Trail of the Month: Lavender Trail

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an easy, guided interpretive hike along the Lavender trail in High Rock Park.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join in a discussion about the impacts of deer in an urban environment. Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 21

Outdoor Skills: Animal Tracking

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn to identify animals tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 21

Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Lunar New Year

Must See
Event
Feb 21

Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

Feb 21

Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Learn to identify different animal tracks.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 21

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

Monday, February 22, 2016

Feb 22

Make the City Your Gym

at Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
New York may be well known for its expansive parks, pedestrian lifestyle, and greenmarkets, but many residents also cope with food deserts, prohibitively expensive gym memberships, and…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Talks

Must See
Event

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Feb 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

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