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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 356 events
from February 25, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Mar24

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar24

Nocturnal Animals

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Whether you live in the country or a busy city, wildlife is all around you. Join the Urban Park Rangers as they search for some of the lesser-seen creatures of the night.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Mar24

Nature's Workshop: Wildlife Illustration

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscape and wildlife found in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mar25

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a look at the rock formations that make up the magnificent Palisades facing Wave Hill. Learn about the minerals that make up the soil, allowing for such spectacular natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

March for the Earth Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We welcome helping hands to join us for a day of volunteering at QBG.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Mar25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Mar25

Nature's Workshop: Three Sisters Garden

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Three Sisters garden is a wonderful way to feel more connected to the history of this land, regardless of our ancestry.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Mar25

Scavenger Hunt Hike (Light)

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

Early Spring Hike (Moderate)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Mar25

Ranger's Choice: Story Time

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of story time and enjoy sharing your nature-related stories with the Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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