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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 359 events
from September 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

Soundview & Castle Hill Green Neighborhood National Estuaries Week

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be restoring goose fencing in bare areas of Soundview's marshland.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep23

Ranger's Choice: Birding Road Trip

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will offer this expedition to a variety of Brooklyn parks in search of early fall migrants. Registration is required. Registration opens on September 13.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Ecology in a Bowl

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Be inspired by the local hilly landscape that makes up the waves of Wave Hill. Use items found on the grounds and sculpt with air-dry clay, rocks, moss and other up-cycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Muddy with Mugwort

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get rid of this obnoxious yet sweet smelling weed with Urban Eco-Teens as your guides.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep23

Trail Stewardship Orientation: Volunteer to become a “Trailblazer”

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This is a training session designed to prepare volunteers to conduct light trail maintenance on their own throughout the year.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Get Hooked

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Harlem Grown's Fall Harvest Fair

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join in our largest harvest of the year and participate in family-friendly activities; such as, cooking, games, and a scavenger hunt across three of our farm locations!
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Sep23

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens Procession

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan, Down to Earth Farmers Market, Manhattan, 116th Street and Morningside Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's Morningside Lights celebrates the neighborhood's deep tradition of civic activism that blossoms in the gardens carefully cultivated in its many reclaimed spaces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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