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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 186 events
from February 28, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mar 1

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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!

Mar 1

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mar 2

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 2

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 2

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Friday, March 3, 2017

Mar 3

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

Mar 3

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Cunningham Park Forest Restoration

at Oceania Street and 67th Street (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help care for the forest at Cunningham Park and help remove harmful plants that threaten the local landscape.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 4

Ferry Point Park Wetland Clean-Up

at Schley Avenue and Brush Avenue (in Ferry Point Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to clean up our wetlands at Ferry Point Park! Volunteers will help remove debris from the shoreline.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 4

Family Art Project: A Living Wall

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using the shapes, colors, and names of indoor plants, we'll make paper collages, then participate in a group installation project — a green wall!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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