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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 171–180 out of 591 events
from September 23, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Registration for this program is required.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Oct 7

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

Birding: Fall Migrants

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars, or ask a ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

Plastics: Pelagic Peril

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Oct 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
Oct 7

The New York City Naturalist Club: Trees of Tompkins Square Park

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
This hike is of light intensity, featuring a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths and an introduction to tree identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

Caring for the Heather Garden Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of the Heather Garden and learn insider information on what it takes to sustain this horticultural jewel and its 550 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 7

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

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