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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 2,484 events
from March 3, 2012 (x) to January 8, 2017
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Nov 4

Midweek Bird and Natural History Walk

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll be on the lookout for migrating landbirds in the wooded areas and for waterfowl along the shores of Raritan Bay in New York State’s southernmost park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 4

Fall Foliage Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares some of his favorite trees and shrubs in their vibrant fall finery.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors

Nov 4

Fall Foliage Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy colorful foliage at its seasonal peak. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares some of his favorite trees and shrubs in their vibrant fall finery. Free with…
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Talks, Seniors

Nov 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Low Tunneling and Season

at Bronx Sunshine Garden (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come to this workshop to learn about ways to lengthen your gardening season.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Nov 5

Autumn Foliage Walk at Randall's Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided walk along our waterfront to view the gorgeous fall colors in our horticultural areas and wetlands!
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors
Free!

Nov 5

Fall Foliage Tour

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore the Snug Harbor campus with our Director of Horticulture, Greg Lord, at the time of peak fall foliage color. The tour begins at Carl Grillo Glasshouse,…
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Nov 5

Sunset Lecture Series: Plants In a Scholar's Garden

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
For this session we are joined by Greg Lord, our Director of Horticulture, for an exploration of the plants in the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden. The presentation will…
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event

Friday, November 6, 2015

Nov 6

Green Girls After School Program

at IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Nov 7

Freshkills Park Site Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Site tours are approximately an hour and a half long, and tell the story of the past, present, and future of Freshkills Park development via a guided bus ride through the site.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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