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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 3,450 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to December 20, 2014
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Jul21

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
Jul21

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Jul21

Birding

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

10:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul21

A Clearing in the Forest: Rejuvenary River Circus

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow Malakai the River Messenger on his journey to restore the health of the rivers in this musical puppet show by Arm-of-the-Sea-Theater and their amazing life size puppets! …
Category: Nature, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Dragonfly Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Family-friendly nature walk to observe interesting aspects of dragonfly behavior and view their aerial antics in the garden.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Jul21

History of Sports in Central Park

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul21

CANCELED: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

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