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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 242 events
from February 22, 2017 to October 29, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb23

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!

Feb23

Nature Journals

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will be using paints, markers, and natural items to adorn the outside cover.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess in Prospect park

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Bronx: Urban Forest Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the areas where Native American settlements existed centuries before our great city existed. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create insects, animals, and pictures using natural materials that we find outside with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Bird Feeder

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a bird feeder for your own backyard.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Vacation Week Family Program: Frosty, 3D Landscapes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Memorialize your favorite winter scene in a 3D painting using an icy palette and layers of acetate sheets to give your scene depth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Manhattan: Eagles and Winter Birds

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing Bald Eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Nature Matters: Celebrate the Future of Nature in NYC

at REI SoHo, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Nature matters. Imagine life without it. Join the Natural Areas Conservancy and our partners as we celebrate the natural world of New York City and share our plans for safeguarding it…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

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