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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 593 events
from June 25, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jun25

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun25

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

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
Jun25

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun25

Butterfly Block Party

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all swallowtails, fritillaries, skippers, and hairstreaks! Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun25

CANCELLED: Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun25

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun25

Native Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
ntomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willow and Paul Keim lead these fascinating walks to observe our local pollinators at work.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife

Jun25

Buzz on Bees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit Queens Botanical Garden's Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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