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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 61–70 out of 437 events
from April 29, 2017 to December 30, 2017
in Tours (x) category

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May10

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May10

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy…
Category: Tours

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

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!

May11

Snug Harbor Spring Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Visit the Snug Harbor campus to view spring flowering bulbs and perennials. We’ll walk through the Perennial, White, and Pond gardens with Snug Harbor’s Director of Horticulture, Greg Lord.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
May11

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

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

May12

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

May12

Sunset Birding Walk in Cabrini Woods

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore the small woodland's surprising diversity of flora and fauna and learn about the songbirds that stop here during spring migration.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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Event

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

Bronx Food and Farms Walking Tour: Highbridge Gardens

at East 161st Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit three longstanding community gardens to explore their history and meet the gardeners who currently care for them.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors

May13

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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