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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 141–150 out of 467 events
from June 21, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jul 7

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 7

Plover Day Festival

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Enjoy educational activities and crafts at this family friendly event that raises awareness about the piping plover.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 7

Urban Farming 101: Living Seeds with Rachel Mukon

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to explore a variety of seeds, learn what they need to grow, and make a living seed necklace to observe germination!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

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, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Fey Nan Bwa: A Haitian Herb and Song Workshop with Sirene

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Vodou Priestess, Sirene Dantor Rene for an afternoon singing and learning about Haitian herbal wellness.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Talks, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Desert Dish: Create a Succulent Terrarium

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring home your own miniature desert environment. Choose from a variety of cacti and succulents to create an open-air succulent terrarium!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Seniors

Jul 7

Summer on the Hudson: Stargaze Saturdays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

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, Wildlife

Jul 8

Wellness Workshop: Floral Soap-Making

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the wrinkle-reducing, muscle-relaxing, and skin-soothing benefits of geranium oil while making your own cold-processed soap.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

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