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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 2,572 events
from March 3, 2012 (x) to June 28, 2017
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Jan26

Art Workshop Begins: Photographing Winter's Colors

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether in the bark of trees, the gleam of icicles or in winter-blooming plants, there is much to explore and photograph in the crisp air. Using demonstrations, slide lectures,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Jan28

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: Nature, History, Tours

Jan28

Art Workshop Begins: The Cool Palette

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using a palette of muted colors, capture the seasonal light and simple serenity of the landscape with artist Rachael Wren. Working with acrylic paint and collage, focus on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Seniors

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jan29

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

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Jan30

Conference House Park Tree Mulching

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help NYC Parks restore the forest in Conference House Park! Volunteers will mulch newly planted trees and help remove invasive vines and exotic vegetation like porcelain berry and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan30

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jan30

Family Art Project: Sweet Dreams, Hibernators

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get to know your local hibernators through sleepy tales of the season. Then make your own furry bear, bat, toad or hedgehog mask, or fashion a dreamy, woodsy home. PJ’s…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Jan30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 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, Tours
Free!

Jan30

Seed Germination Workshop

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about native plants and start your own seeds to take home. All materials provided. Registration required by visiting www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, January 21.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan30

Arts, Culture & Fun's Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Winter Solar System

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. All equipments is provided.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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