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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 321–330 out of 362 events
from September 21, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Nov11

Putting Your Garden to Bed (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch, and sow cold weather crops for next spring.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov11

Putting your Garden to Bed

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch, and sow cold weather crops for next spring.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov11

Keeping Chickens Part 2: Fall and Winter (Bronx)

at Friends of Brook Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city. This workshop will be the second in a two-part series and will cover maintenance for the fall and winter seasons.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov11

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
earn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Nov12

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Nov12

Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nov14

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Nov14

Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South with Riverside Park Conservancy and TRASH HERO New York

at 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park's shoreline.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nov16

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

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