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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 91–100 out of 522 events
from July 21, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jul27

Growing Plants for Dye

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Many of the beautiful plants that we grow in the garden can also be used to color yarn and cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Jul27

Evening Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Visit Bushwick Inlet Park for a whole evening of southern Appalachian traditional music!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Jul28

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Parkside & Ocean Avenue entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Jul28

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jul28

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul28

Family Camping and Early Morning Birding

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Jul28

Movies Under the Stars: Power Rangers

at St. Mary's Park Playground West (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove—and the world—is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul29

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City – no experience necessary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

Jul29

Birding: Osprey Watch

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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