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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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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Feb27

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Friday, February 28, 2014

Feb28

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Feb28

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Mar 1

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Mar 1

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Mar 1

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.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 1

Ssss-ensational Snakes!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Let's enjoy a special story about these slithering, scaly creatures. We won't be able to see them in the wild, but feel free to visit our resident corn snake, Cornelius. Make a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 1

Wilderness Survival

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar 1

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 1

New York Turtles Meet and Greet

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Bring the whole family to meet the turtles of New York with Lorri Cramer, N.Y. State Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator and Turtle Specialist, at this free program inside the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

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