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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 1–10 out of 119 events
from March 31, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Birding (x) category

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Apr 1

Midweek Bird Walk: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a walk in New York City’s southernmost park, as we search for newly arrived migrants.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Apr 4

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!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Apr 5

Early Morning Birdwalk: Changing Seasons, Changing Birds

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to welcome the earliest migrants of the year, and also say goodbye to some of our winter residents. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 8 am.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, April 6, 2015

Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: Bird Migration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers Free "Kids Week" programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Birds

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Today is all about birds. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced bird watcher, spring migration is an exciting time to explore the park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Outdoor Adventures: Snug Harbor

at Building H (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Staten Island's Snug Harbor, a cultural center and botanical garden, on this nature hike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Artist Talk with Alan Messer In Conjunction with Exhibition: Conserving Our City of Nature

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year.…
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Apr10

Kids Week Bronx: Birding

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

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is birding. Whether you are a beginner or a long time birdwatcher, spring migration is always an energetic time to explore the parks and observe our avian friends.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Apr11

Birding: Spring Migrants

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

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
Apr11

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids

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