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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 21–30 out of 619 events
from June 24, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 24, 2017


Marvelous Moths Talk and Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Environmental Educator Pam Golben of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a peek into the fascinating world of moths.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Wildlife

Sunday, June 25, 2017


Family Art Project: Butterfly Habitat Hats

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowering shrub or bush.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

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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


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

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Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Conservancy Docents provide Waterfront Walks educating the public on the park’s unique design, history, and ecology.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront


Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Free public kayaking off the shore at a new location in Tottenville, Staten Island. Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle at Page Avenue Beach.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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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

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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

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