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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 17, 2018 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Feb10

Highbridge Winter Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at W 158th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bundle up, bring a hot beverage and explore signs of invasive species and their effects on the Highbridge Park landscape, and wildlife’s winter adaptations.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb10

WormShop (NYC Compost Project)

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free workshop will teach you how to set up and care for a worm bin, as well as how to harvest and use vermicompost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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

Feb10

Survival Skills: Fire Making

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Recommended for ages 8 years old and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb10

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb10

Nature Exploration (Moderate)

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 can gain orienteering skills, explore our city's rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced walks on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Feb10

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Feb10

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!

Feb10

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb10

Nature's Workshop: Nature Illustrations (Beginner)

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscape, waterway, and wildlife of the salt marsh. This workshop will take place indoors.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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