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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 2,583 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to June 28, 2017
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Jan23

Family Art Project: Hoot and Howl

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious creatures—the owl and the coyote. Together with visiting artist Roxanne Jackson, learn about these local…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan23

CANCELLED: Birding: Super Winter Bird Walk

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan23

CANCELLED: Ethnobotany

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the many everyday uses of plants and how to identify common plants found in parks. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 01/13/2016.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan23

Coyote Information Station

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Curious about coyotes? Drop by to get your coyote facts here! Hoot and Howl Weekend event. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan23

CANCELLED: Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn basic knot-tying skills employed by our ancestors to make tools and shelters. Participants chosen by lottery: to enter, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 01/13/2015.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan23

Nature Talk: Coyotes in the Big Apple

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Coyotes are resilient creatures that have settled quite comfortably into the wilder areas of New York City. Dr. Mark Weckel of the American Museum of Natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors

Jan23

CANCELLED: Astronomy: The Full Moon

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jan24

CANCELLED: Family Art Project: Hoot and Howl

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious creatures—the owl and the coyote. Together with visiting artist Roxanne Jackson, learn about these local…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan24

CANCELLED: Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan24

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Owls are creatures who swallow their prey whole. Parts of the prey, such as bones, feathers and fur are bound up during digestion into a tight pellet, which the owl regurgitates.…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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