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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 March 3, 2012 (x) to November 12, 2017
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mar30

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar30

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Mar31

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar31

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar31

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Mar31

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar31

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Mar31

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

Friday, April 1, 2016

Apr 1

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Apr 1

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

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