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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 340 events
from September 30, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct11

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

NYC Compost Project: Intermediate Composting

at West Brighton Community Garden, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to make compost? Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden for a composting workshop. Topics include what to compost,…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct11

The Revitalization of Prospect Cemetery and the Chapel of the Sisters

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Prospect Cemetery is the oldest family burial ground in Queens, and one of the oldest in New York City, dating from at least 1668.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

Bats at Belvedere

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about bats that live in Central Park and beyond at an educational interactive presentation with live bats.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Halloween
Free!

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct12

Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Wave Hill’s…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

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
Oct12

Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble Woodland

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

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!

Oct12

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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