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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 639 events
from September 25, 2016 to June 30, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep25

Birding: Fall Migrants

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep25

Birding Basics for Families: The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Family Art Project: Roald Dahl's James and The Giant Peach Handmade Pop-Up Books

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For the 100th anniversary of children’s book author Roald Dahl, we’ll look to the insects of James and the Giant Peach to celebrate!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Art Workshop: Landscapes Imagined and Remembered

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore landscape through memory, imagination, and abstraction as artist Rachael Wren guides you through hands-on drawing activities.
Category: Nature, Art

Sep25

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come learn about white-tailed deer with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Sep25

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!

Sep25

Having Fun with Our Food: Creative Composting at Project EATS

at Help USA Supportive Employment Center Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
For the last in our series of three Having Fun With Our Food workshops, come visit the Wards Island Farm.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep25

The Bronx Native American Festival

at South Picnic Area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Pelham Bay Park will host four hours of performances, exhibits, arts and crafts, delicious food, storytelling, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep25

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

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