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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 124 events
from January 16, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Feb 8

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Feb 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Feb10

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

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Feb11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb11

Science Discovery Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Engage in fun science experiments and games to learn about the wonders of nature. Experiments will be enjoyable for all ages and all equipment will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb11

Winter Journal Writing

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create a field guide journal with an artistic twist, chronicling the changes of the winter season with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb11

Historic New York: Foundations of Inwood

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Inwood Hill Park is a living piece of old New York. Join the Urban Park Rangers and discover the wonderful history behind Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Feb11

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will teach about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Feb12

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Feb12

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Vigorous hikes are long distance with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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