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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 24, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Sep21

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

Sep21

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!

Sep21

International Coastal Cleanup at Soundview Park

at Basketball Court at Lacombe and Rosedale Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Soundview Park and the Bronx River Alliance as they work to improve the health of the Long Island Sound and remove waterfront debris. Free and for all ages!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sep21

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!

Sep21

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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Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Conservancy Volunteer Opportunities

at Terrace Promenade North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Chip in for park improvement projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Sep21

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep21

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!

Sep21

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep21

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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