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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 21–30 out of 367 events
from September 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

Tree Giveaway with Home Depot: Woodhaven, Queens

at Woodhaven Home Depot, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree for your yard or community garden!
Category: Accessible, Nature
Free!

Sep23

End of Summer Jam with Devin Garcia

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join longtime teaching artist and education manager Devin Garcia to create wild and whimsical musical instruments from everyday objects and participate in an improvised concert.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Autumn Moon Festival

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, storytelling, tours, demonstrations of martial arts and Tai Chi, food, lessons in Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Sep23

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Sep23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep23

Opening Reception CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Opening reception for "Convergence: Philosophy, Science and Nature," a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Sep23

Night Hike (Light)

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks. On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

Birding: Fall Migrants

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The early bird catches the worm! Join the Urban Park Rangers on this morning birding tour as we look for fall migrants.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep24

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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