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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 162 events
from January 18, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Jan27

Inwood Hill Park Winter Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join Mike Feller for a walk in the woods to see how nature copes with the short days and low temperature of winter and how it prepares for the coming spring.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan27

Forest Park Trail Work

at Metropolitan Ave & Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Forest Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

Jan27

Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and hunting for bug homes in the woodland.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan27

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Jan27

Animal of the Month Club: Aquatic Rodents

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

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

Jan27

Winter Super Hike

at East 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jan27

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan27

Animal Adaptations

at Union Turnpike and 196th Street, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adaptations are special characteristic that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan27

UnCommon Pages Bookmaking Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the Freshkills Park transformation and create your very own field notebook using paper that’s made from plants at the park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jan27

Bookmaking Workshop with Freshkills Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hear a brief overview of the Freshkills Park, then learn about native and invasive plants, observe plant samples, and make a field notebook using paper made from invasive phragmites!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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