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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.

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from January 14, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Sep22

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep22

Invasive Removals in Riverdale Park

at Riverdale Park at Railroad Terrace, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Riverdale Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep22

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.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep22

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep22

Arsenal and Nature Sanctuary Tour

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Few people know that Central Park is home to an old New York State Militia Arsenal and a four-acre nature sanctuary. Take a peek behind the scenes.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep22

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Sep22

Kids Insect Exploration

at Bayswater Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep22

The Bronx Native American Festival

at South Picnic Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Pelham Bay Park will host four hours of performances, exhibits, arts and crafts, delicious food, storytelling, nature programs, and more. This annual event is a celebration of the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Nature, History, Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event

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