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

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sep24

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

Sep24

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sep24

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!

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Sep24

Watercolor Painting Art Workshop at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the majestic views and intricate details of Wave Hill’s fall gardens in this watercolor workshop with artist Wennie Huang. Sessions include demonstrations, critiques…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Sep24

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Sep24

Bryant Park Meet the Birds

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get an up-close visit with exotic birds from Arcadia Bird Sanctuary and Educational Center.
Category: Birding
Free!

Sep24

Street Tree Care Event with the Lower East Side Ecology Center

at Dry Dock Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Lower East Side Ecology Center to help care for new street trees in Manhattan!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep24

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!

Sep24

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!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Sep25

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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