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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 31–40 out of 151 events
from October 14, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

Oct19

It's My Park at Morningside Park

at 113th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Morningside Park Conservancy for bulb planting as we prepare for next Spring’s daffodil! Children are welcome. Please RSVP at MorningsideParkConservancy@gmail.com
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Buzzin! Native Bees and Honeybees Workshop

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Grow to Learn, the school gardens program of GrowNYC, and an expert from The Honeybee Conservancy on a native bee walk in The Battery, followed by a honeybee hive demonstration.…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Wildlife, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm

at Decker FarmStaten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pick a pumpkin to take home and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, corn maze, arts and crafts, face-painting, and all of your favorite autumnal activities!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, It's My Park, Food, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Fall Foliage Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of canoeing while our Urban Park Rangers explain why leaves change colors. Be sure to bring your camera. First come, first served.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Oct19

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Oct19

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct19

Pinhole Camera Workshop with Nancy Paredes

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experience the magical beginnings of photography by building your own pinhole camera from recyclable material. Students will leave the workshop with a handmade camera, photos, and a fundamental understanding of photography.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Workshops

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Fall Open House

at Prospect FarmBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for a community gathering to celebrate the end of the growing season. Activities for all ages: bulb planting, composting, music, scavenger hunt, tours, bake sale, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Nature, Games, Tours, Food
Free!

Oct19

2019 Red Hook Harvest Festival

at Red Hook Community FarmBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at the Columbia Street Farm for the annual Red Hook Harvest Festival - a celebration of urban farming, youth empowerment, community connections, and a bountiful fall harvest!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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