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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 81–90 out of 185 events
from January 30, 2015 to December 26, 2015
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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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

Nature's Workshop: Owls and Pellets

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each serves as an in–park community center for public education, recreational activities, and…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

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.
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

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

Family Art Project: A Desert Under Glass

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend some time sketching and painting our exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and tempera paint, make a desert mirage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Knot Tying Workshop

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

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

1:00 p.m.
During this workshop, you will learn about the suprising origins of everday food. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb22

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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