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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 179 events
from February 16, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Feb16

Great Backyard Bird Count 2019

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer, Wildlife

Feb16

Crazy for Composting

at Watson Building at New York Botanical Garden (in Bronx Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? These sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Feb16

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Volunteer
Free!

Feb16

Brookfield East Mound Hike

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Staten Island's Brookfield Park has gone from a toxic blight to a beautiful natural area with plenty of walking trails and paths for intrepid city travelers.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Feb16

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Join us this month as we learn about Haitian culture through the preparation of four traditional teas that are part of the Haitian Tea Party.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

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Feb16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Feb16

Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural world through artistic expression while learning about the local environment.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Feb16

Nature Exploration Hike

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, and discover our city’s urban forests.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb16

Seal Exploration

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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