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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 476 events
from April 29, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Bird-Watching Walk

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Apr29

Fort Tryon Kids Workshop: Birds of Cabrini Woods

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
We will enjoy a unique tree canopy-level view of the woods and learn fun facts about migrating birds through art, acting, and other hands-on activities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Marine Park Tree Planting

at Seba Avenue Skate Park (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: Registration for this event is full.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr29

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City – no experience necessary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Apr29

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Forest Park Greenhouse (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For only one day every year, the Queens Greenhouse opens its doors to give New Yorkers a sneak peek inside.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Event
Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr29

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

Family Art Project: Barking Up a Wave Hill Tree

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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