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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 41–50 out of 292 events
from July 31, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Seasonal Ferments Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll explore and craft sauerkraut (and its cousins) as well as various styles of sour cream.
Category: Education, Nature

Aug 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Hot Compost Hands-On Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take your composting to the next level at this hands-on workshop presented by NYC Compost Project and the Queens Botanical Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Food, Talks

Aug 6

Reading of 'Our Town' with UP Theater Company

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
“Our Town” is a classic play that touches on the themes of every day life and is sure to make audiences of any generation take a look at the world and people around them in a new light.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug 6

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Connect to the natural world and bond with our family at our free overnight camping adventure in New York City's largest park.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug 6

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Wolfes Pond Park (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Leaf Arrow

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Through contemporary and historical storytelling, songs, and traditional dance, learn about the special relationship the Native American people have with the Earth.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? August Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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