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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 11–20 out of 480 events
from March 23, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar25

Nature Talk: Wildlife History of New York

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A closer look at the sturgeon, beaver, box turtle, coyote, and bald eagle and how pollutants, habitat loss, over-hunting, and other human interventions have affected their populations.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mar26

Fort Tryon Park Spring Prep Beautification Day

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Fort Tryon Park this spring! Join the Friends Committee to clear out winter clutter from slopes and planting beds, and prep soil for planting!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar26

Wellness Workshop: Nature's Medicine Cabinet

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Working with herbalist Tina Triburgo of Ajna Wellness Center, formulate all-natural remedies to soothe general pains, sleeplessness, allergies, and other spring maladies.
Category: Education, Nature

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Mar26

Trail of the Month: Multipurpose Trail

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We will hike a portion of the trail along Forest Hill Road before returning to the Nature Center. This is a fast-paced, three- to four-mile hike.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar26

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to clean up and beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Mar26

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar26

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Mar26

Film Screening: Saving Jamaica Bay

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Please join us March 26 for a film screening presented by author/filmmaker and environmentalist Dan Hendrick about the fight to save Jamaica Bay for restoration.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, History

Monday, March 27, 2017

Mar27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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