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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 2,875 events
from March 3, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Oct27

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

Oct27

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!

Oct27

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

Oct27

Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Listen to enchanted fairy tales and enjoy mysterious music as you traipse through the woods and enjoy the autumn colors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever The chrysanthemum—kiku in Japanese—is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of…
Category: Nature, Art

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Oct27

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever. The chrysanthemum — kiku in Japanese — is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage, Fall Festivals

Oct27

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Fairy Wands and Tiny Houses

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Put some of nature’s magic into your own magical wand. Listen to fairy stories and then venture into Wave Hill’s enchanted woodlands.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Birding

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

11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct27

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct27

Fall Fungus Foray with Paul Sadowski of the New York Mycological Society

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Have you been curious about the myriad mushrooms you’ve seen in the forest this rainy summer and fall? Join Paul Sadowski of the New York Mycological Society and explore the…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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