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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 131–140 out of 454 events
from May 27, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 9

Family Camping - Manhattan

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Inwood Hill Park, home of the last remaining natural forest in Manhattan. Registration opens on May 30.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jun10

Summer 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 diverse bird species and their behavior on these walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Jun10

Saltwater Fishing

at Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided. Program recommended for agaes 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

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
Jun10

Seining

at Section 2 Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet! Seining programs use nets to catch fish. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

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
Jun10

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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