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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 138 events
from November 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Nov23

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Friday, November 24, 2017

Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Nature Exploration (Moderate)

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Post Thanksgiving Day Hike: Staten Island's North Shore 'Greenbelt'

at Franklin Avenue at Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Burn off some Turkey Day calories! Explore some of Staten Island's North Shore natural areas on this post Thanksgiving Day hike.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, It's My Park, Thanksgiving, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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Nov24

14th Annual Day After Thanksgiving Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for a 2.5 hours hike through the Greenbelt's serene woods.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

The Painted Rock Project

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Painted Rock Project is a collaboration between St. Mary's Recreation Center, Senior Marlins and Bronx Works. Starting in the beginning of October, painted rocks will be…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

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Kids
Nov24

Black Friday Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Avoid “Black Friday” busyness! Join us for a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind of holiday clutter. Get inspired by nature's peace and tranquility.
Category: Nature

Nov24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Post-Thanksgiving Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Instead of waiting on lines, opt outside and join the Urban Park Rangers through a vigorous hike on the White Trail. Vigorous hikes feature long distances and occasionally, uneven terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Central Park South to North Hike

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get outside and have your walking shoes ready as the Urban Park Rangers hike with you through iconic and natural areas throughout Central Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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Nov24

Black Friday Hike: Hunter Island Hike (Moderate)

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking
Free!

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