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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 151–160 out of 388 events
from March 30, 2017 to October 29, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apr23

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr23

Freshwater Fishing

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Earth Day Insect Expedition

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Check out live and preserved insects on display, then explore Wave Hill with insect guru Lawrence Forcella to hunt for native creatures in their garden habitats.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Earth Day Hike (Light)

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a leisurely stroll through Marine Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr23

Tree Giveaway with Crotona Park

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet the folks who work tirelessly to keep Crotona Park sparkling and take home one of nine native tree species, including Witchhazel, Serviceberry, Black Gum, and more!
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr23

Split Rock Hike (Moderate)

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

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, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Apr23

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on an oft-misunderstood newcomer to the New York City area: coyotes.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr23

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr23

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring is a time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr23

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

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