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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 488 events
from June 29, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul22

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul22

Family Art Project: Spray a Watercolor Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes, and inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

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.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul22

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul22

Seining

at Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, on our seining programs, we use nets to catch fish. All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. First come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul22

Garden Walk: The Language of Flowers

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Walk the gardens with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to decode hidden messages in herbs and flowers according to the Victorian “Language of Flowers.”
Category: Nature, Tours

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Event
Jul22

Rangers Choice: Medicinal Plants

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how common plants have been used by humans throughout history to ease pain and cure diseases.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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