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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 232 events
from September 22, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, September 22, 2019


Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For

Apples & Honey Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season with apples and honey! Fill your day with themed crafts, apples and honey tastings, local beer and cider, and meet our beekeeper!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife, Workshops

Best For

Forest Crew Volunteer Day

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Volunteers are central to our work! Each season, thousands of volunteers help us keep NYC green by planting trees, maintaining public parkland, and caring for community gardens. Join…
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Birding Along the Bronx River Foodway

at Inside the park at Bruckner Boulevard (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a walk through Concrete Plant Park and learn about the Foodway while discovering the birds in your community.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Must See

Exotic Pets

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Ever wanted to have a rabbit for a pet? Interested in having a fluffy guinea pig or a scaly snake at home? Meet some of APEC’s unique animals and learn about the special care they require.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Nature, History, Tours


Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get lost in nature without ever leaving the city on this tour of the Ramble, a serene 36-acre 'wild garden' in the middle of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Learn How to Dye with Indigo

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join local artist and educator Iviva Olenick for a free workshop on indigo dye. Visit us to see how flax and indigo plants are used to make brilliant blue fabrics!
Category: Nature, Art, Workshops

Monday, September 23, 2019


FASTNET: Plein-Air Drawings at Freshkills Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
FASTNET: Plein-Air Drawings at Freshkills Park is an exhibition of plein-air drawings and ink studies made within a 20-foot shipping container.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

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