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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 3,416 events
from January 14, 2012 (x) to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Jul23

12x12 Project

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
12x12 is a model display of a sustainably-built, off-grid tiny house. The house is a simple modular space with a rainwater-collecting butterfly roof, and wall panels…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul23

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

Jul23

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
Jul23

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
Jul23

Belvedere's Kingdom

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul23

Green Team

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who beautify the park every week.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul23

Stargazing on the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Gaze at the stars, planets, and Moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York about the sights you see.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul23

Green Series: Gardening with Native Plants

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Grow Local! Join a BBP gardener in exploring the varieties of popular and lesser known indigenous plants that thrive in a personal garden, which in turn bolster the eco-system of…
Category: Nature
Free!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Jul24

12x12 Project

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
12x12 is a model display of a sustainably-built, off-grid tiny house. The house is a simple modular space with a rainwater-collecting butterfly roof, and wall panels…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul24

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

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