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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 11–20 out of 327 events
from October 22, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Oct23

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

Oct23

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct23

WormShop for Educators: An Introduction to Vermicomposting in the Classroom

at Fire Boat House Garden (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how worms work their magic, converting kitchen scraps into a rich organic fertilizer.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct23

Artist Talk - City as Ecosystem: NYC Urban Field Station Artists Residency

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as the current group and past group of NYC Urban Field Station Artists in Residents talk about their work and its possibilities and role in New York City.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct23

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Oct24

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

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

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct24

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!

Oct24

Field Trip Destination: The South Pole at Wards Point, Staten Island

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 geographical southern tip of the State overlooks the confluences of the Raritan Bay, Raritan River, and Arthur Kill water bodies.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Oct24

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct24

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!

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