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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 1–10 out of 208 events
from September 20, 2018 to December 31, 2018
in Wildlife (x) category

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sep21

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep21

Field Trip Destination: The South Pole at Wards Point, Staten Island

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The geographical southern tip of the State overlooks the confluences of the Raritan Bay, Raritan River, and Arthur Kill water bodies.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sep22

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood ReservoirQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep22

Birding: Fall Migrants

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see fall migratory birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Woodland Wonderland - The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake shoreline, and the treetops their home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

APEC Adventure Time Leaping Lizards

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

10:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Compare the scales of two different lizards and find out what makes them so interesting.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Hudson River Park's SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival

at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
There’s something for everyone at this year’s SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival - a daylong science extravaganza.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, It's My Park, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep22

36th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Fall Festivals, Wildlife

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