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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.

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from January 20, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Feb11

Language of Flowers Drop-in Tour

at Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Stop by the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory for a drop-in tour of the fragrant plants currently in bloom and learn the language of flowers.
Category: Nature, Talks
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

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

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!

Feb12

Winter Tree ID (Light Hike)

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb12

Nature Exploration (Moderate Hike)

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug form the world to clear your head.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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