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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 2,899 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Oct26

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

Oct26

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct26

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct26

MillionTreesNYC Tree Planting Event with NYRP and American Express Serve2Gether

at NYCHA Surfside Gardens, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join New York Restoration Project and the MillionTreesNYC initiative on Saturday, October 26, 2013 to plant 140 trees in partnership with American Express Serve2Gether
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct26

Summer on the Hudson: Nature Walk Upper Riverside

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join Leslie Day, naturalist and author of Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City, for an Autumn Nature Walk; learn about the trees, plants and bird life of Riverside Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

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

Oct26

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
Oct26

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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Oct26

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

Oct26

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

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