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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 480 events
from May 23, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

May27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May27

Weedy Nomad: A Walking Tour of LIC’s Forgotten Landscapes

at Windmill Community Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition, join artists Thomas Choinacky and Christopher Kennedy for a walking tour of Long Island City’s overlooked green spaces and marginal ecologies.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May27

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May27

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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