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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 3,383 events
from March 3, 2012 (x) to October 31, 2018
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mar22

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

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!

Must See
Event
Mar22

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mar23

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar23

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, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Mar24

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

Mar24

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

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar25

33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference: Sustaining Garden Legacies

at Hostos Community College, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the official kickoff of the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden-related topics. Register today!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Food, Talks, Seniors

Mar25

Woodworking: Potting Bench Workshop–Day 1

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

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all urban gardeners—stop repotting plants on your kitchen table! Construct your very own potting bench with master carpenter and Director of Facilities Frank Perrone.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Mar25

Fire Making Skills

at Comfort station (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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