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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 111–120 out of 455 events
from September 27, 2016 to June 30, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Friday, October 14, 2016

Oct14

Bird Education Program

at National Audubon Headquarters, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For the Birds! is an elementary education program that teaches environmental awareness and appreciation of nature through the study of birds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct14

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct14

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

Oct14

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Main entrance across from the Vermont Place Parking Lot

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Catch the fall migration at a bird-watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Oct15

Walk Randall's Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come walk Randall's Island, get a free pedometer and map, and make exploring and enjoying our pathways a part of introducing exercise to your workout routine.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct15

Birding: Fall Migration

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Heights

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, performances, art and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct15

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct15

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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