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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 426 events
from May 30, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Ladybug Release

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us as we release thousands of ladybugs into the garden and learn how these critters are helpful to the environment and control pests.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The School of Jazz at The New School, founded in 1986, is one of the most influential institutions of its kind. The quality and uniqueness of the school lie in its artist-as-mentor…
Category: Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jun 18

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 8.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Jun 19

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Waterfall Hike (light)

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun 19

Tide Pool Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Science in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Nature
Free!

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