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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 51–60 out of 195 events
from November 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Dec 2

Isham Park Stewardship Day! Help Transform Your Park

at Memorial Circle benches (in Isham Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Remove invasive species, clear out debris, reclaim planted areas, and prepare the park for the winter with your neighbors and earth lovers!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec 2

It's My Park at Lafayette Ave Mall Greenstreet

at Lafayette Avenue Mall Greenstreet, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Pratt Towers Community Space Committee to spread woodchips around the garden beds to prepare for winter at Lafayette Ave Mall Greenstreet.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks in Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

at East 72nd Street Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification along the…
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

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!

Dec 2

In Alice's Garden: Fall Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our garden and grounds for next season.
Category: Art, History, Volunteer, Fall Foliage, It's My Park, Women's History Month, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

It's My Park at Virginia Park

at Virginia Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fall season with park group Loving the Bronx as they spend the afternoon planting a 1000+ daffodils at Virginia Park and Hugh Grant Circle in Parkchester.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

Fort Tryon Kids: Conifers, Pine Cones, and Evergreens

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover various conifers and evergreens through art and create a collage of mixed media using recycled, natural, and other various materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Come learn about one of our more fascinating neighbors—the coyote.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

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