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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 95 events
from December 19, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb14

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, February 14, 11am to 1pm Join QBG for the 18th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world. Meet…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Valentine's Day
Free!

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feb17

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how plants played an important role in his early life and about his later achievements in botany, agriculture, chemurgy, botanical illustration, industrial engineering, and medicine.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Kids, Black History Month

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Kids

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
After watching the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade, come to Queens Botanical Garden for children's craft activities and celebrate the Year of the Sheep!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb22

The Night Sky

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Feb25

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Discover Central Park and the Belvedere Castle at night.
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mar 1

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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