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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 121–130 out of 475 events
from June 23, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Trail of the Month Hike: Red, White and Blue Trails

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center, and celebrate this season of independence as we navigate our way on a long fast-paced hike through the Red, White and Blue trails.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Family Nature Walk

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 on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tours will feature plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Seniors

Jul 8

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors. Our experienced park angers teach the ethics of fishing and ecology of our waterways. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for geocaching at Prospect Park. Use your smartphone's GPS and camera to search for special "Natural Treasure" caches hidden by the park rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Jul 8

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 8

Scented Geranium Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill gardener Gelene Scarborough on an aromatic walk through the Herb Garden to enjoy the astounding varieties and fragrances of scented geraniums (Pelargonium species and hybrids).
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Jul 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul 8

Macramé for Beginners

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics behind macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to get an idea of what it takes to design your own piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

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