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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 3,382 events
from January 14, 2012 (x) to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Aug 1

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

Aug 1

Pelham Bay Park, Caring for Young Trees

at Burr Avenue and East 196th Street, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to care for newly planted trees. This work will help maintain the livelihood of these young trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 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! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug 1

High Line Field Station

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

1:00 p.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!

Aug 1

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Blooming Naturalist

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature on the Go!

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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