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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 51–60 out of 69 events
from January 31, 2015 to December 6, 2015
in Tours (x) category

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mar 5

Moonlight Walk

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Families are welcome to come enjoy a night of stargazing, night experiments, and hiking.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mar 7

Nature Exploration Hike

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Ater learning how to use binoculars, join our naturalists to identify some of the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

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Mar14

Hands-on History: You've Got Mail!

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Write a letter with a quill and ink, just like Rufus King! Hear a true story about a dog that helped postal workers in the 19th century. Take a museum tour and see a mailbox used in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

Soundview II: Historic Walking Tour

at Whitlock Avenue Train station, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a historic stroll through Soundview as he points out historic sites, as well as the present attractions of the area.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mar15

Nature Exploration Hike

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mar22

Historic New York: Nature and Design

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Enjoy transversing the trails of Prospect Park as you learn more about the work of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar28

Ranger's Choice: Gravesend Cemetery Tour

at Gravesend Cemetery, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
Dating back to 1643, Gravesend Cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent early residents of old Brooklyn. We will explore the cemetery while sharing their stories. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

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!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

at 167th Street Train station, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Considered an engineering marvel of the day, High Bridge is a classic example of how an ancient system of water technology can play a major role in the expansion of a metropolis. It…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

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