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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 1–10 out of 125 events
from January 17, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Jan18

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jan19

South Bronx Street Tree Care

at Hunts Point Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
olunteers will be trained in tree care best practices and identification in the neighborhood.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan19

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!

Friday, January 20, 2017

Jan20

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

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jan21

Birding: Super Winter Bird Walk

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Owls and Pellets

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover what makes owls fierce, nocturnal predators and dissect a real owl pellet.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

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!

Jan21

Hibernators Walk and Talk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover survival techniques used by Wave Hill’s plants and animals during the chilly winter months. F
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You'll learn basic knots and employ those skills for building a variety of simple, useful objects that can be enjoyed in the woods and at home.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Nature Illustrations Basics Workshop

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscapes, woodlands, and wildlife of Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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