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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 353 events
from September 25, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep26

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep26

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Sep26

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at McLaughlin Park House (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to take care of the plants at McLaughlin Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep26

They Only Come Out at Night: Inviting Bats to your Garden

at Green Oasis Community Garden/Gilbert's Garden (in ), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bats love eating mosquitoes, so we love bats! Join NYC Urban Park Rangers for a workshop on how to create bat habitat in your garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep27

Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Sep27

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep27

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Seton Falls Park

at Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with P.S. 723X to remove weeds and cleanup at Seton Falls Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep27

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!

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