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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 51–60 out of 421 events
from March 19, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Friday, March 30, 2018


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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

Saturday, March 31, 2018


GreenThumb's 34th Annual GrowTogether Conference

at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary, where we’ll be “Honoring Our Roots” and kicking-off the community gardening season in New York City!…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, History, Volunteer, Food, Talks, Seniors

Must See

Marine Park Forest Restoration

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in Marine Park in order to help protect the forests and grasslands and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer


Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston, and make your own poetic painting with wax-resists in colors of pastel, speckled eggs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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


WBO Spring Egg Hunt

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our annual Spring Egg Hunt is back! Take part in a variety of activities including carnival games, arts & crafts, potato sack races, Urban Park Rangers, a visit from the Bunny...
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Easter

Must See

March Madness: Understanding Storms in NYC

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore New York's history with natural disasters and gain a deeper understanding of why we experience certain storms as the seasons change.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Survival Series #5: Natural Survival Materials

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature


Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Must See

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

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