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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 2,984 events
from January 14, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sep19

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep19

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
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep20

Audubon New York's For the Birds! Volunteer Training

at National Audubon Headquarters, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Audubon New York’s For the Birds! Program is looking for volunteer teachers for all five boroughs of NYC. For the Birds! is an elementary education program that teaches…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep20

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep21

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Sep21

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep21

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Sep21

Wednesday Night Tour: Green Roofs

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's Horticulture Supervisor Rashid Poulson on a tour of the park’s three green roofs.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront

Sep21

Arts, Culture & Fun; Girls in the Band

at Lyons Pool, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Art, Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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