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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 119 events
from December 9, 2016 to February 26, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec10

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the fall weather. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec10

Conference House Deer Guard Installation

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be trained to identify which species of trees deer favor, how to identify browse, and how to properly install the guards onto the trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec10

Green Neighborhood: Inwood

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young forest in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec10

Winter Tree Identification Walk

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Washington Square Park gardener Kaslin Daniels for a winter tree identification walk, where you’ll learn to look for clues to a tree’s species by its bark, twigs, and growth habit.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec10

Volunteer Opportunity: Prepping for the Winter

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Do you enjoy digging in the dirt? Are you proud of your green thumb? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us as we finish preparing the park for the winter.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec10

It's My Park at Paerdegat Park

at Comfort Station (in Paerdegat Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Brooklyn Community Board 17 to for a general cleanup which includes raking and planting of daffodil bulbs at Paerdegat Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec10

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec10

13th Annual Holiday Craft Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the nature center for our annual craft workshop, where participants create winter-inspired handmade pieces using natural objects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Must See
Event
Dec10

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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