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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 462 events
from May 30, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun 3

Storefront Science: All About Plants

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments—how they grow, what they look like inside—and take home your own potted herb!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Wildlife Viewing: Horseshoe Crabs

at Orchard Beach 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. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing sports in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jun 3

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 3

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 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, National Trails Day
Free!

Jun 3

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Marine Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Jun 4

Trains to Trails: Staten Island Hiking

at MTA Staten Island Railway-Tottenville Station, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on National Trails Day for our first Trains to Trails hike wfrom the SIR Tottenville station through Conference House, Long Pond Park, and Mt. Loretto, then back to the station.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking, National Trails Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the neighbors of Westerleigh to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 4

It's My Park at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground

at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Earth Citizens Club at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground to clean up at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids

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