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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 337 events
from January 17, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Jan19

The Explorer's Club: Fire Making

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of fire building with the Rangers to earn your survival skills stamp.
Category: Nature
Free!

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Jan19

Nature Exploration Hike

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jan19

The Garden and Beyond: An Afternoon of History at Wave Hill

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about Wave Hill’s illustrious residents and architecture. Then, a behind-the-scenes tour of the winter garden includes access to areas of Wave Hill not open to the public!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Food, Talks

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Jan19

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

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Jan20

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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.
NOW EXTENDED! 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, Volunteer
Free!

Jan20

Winter Tree Walk: The North Woods

at West 103rd Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This special guided tree walk will offer visitors an opportunity to learn about the landscapes and easy tips for identifying trees.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jan20

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan20

Animal of the Month: Northern Harrier

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Brookfield Park as we look for this acrobatic raptor, the Norther Harrier.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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