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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 311–320 out of 595 events
from June 22, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Monday, July 31, 2017

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Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

Painting Nature with the Art Student's League

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug 1

Signage for Inside the Garden

at Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come paint educational, informational, and decorative signs to hang inside your garden. Bring your creative ideas. This is the perfect intergenerational workshop for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 1

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 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, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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