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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 353 events
from August 20, 2017 to December 16, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep 9

Urban Starfest in Central Park

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
New York City parks are the perfect places within the city to stargaze and learn more about the night sky.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep10

Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of bird species and their behaviors on these captivating walks.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife

Sep10

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Grand Army Plaza, 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

Sep10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep10

Thomas Jefferson Park to Randall's Island Hike (Moderate)

at 112th Street and First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy the urban wildlife and landscaping of Thomas Jefferson Park. Then journey along the greenway to Randall's Island to explore the salt marshes and waterside views of the city.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep10

Seining

at Bayview Avenue and Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. First-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep10

Trail of the Month: Red Trail from High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike the Red Trail to Historic Richmond Town on this long-distanced, fact-paced hike.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep10

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Family Nature Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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

Best For
Kids

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