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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 2,654 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to November 27, 2016
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun 28

Birding: Shore and Wading Birds

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Discovery Walks for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and through the North Woods and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Family Art Project: Lavender Blooms

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With cloth and lavender buds we’ll make pillows and sachets, and even small, sweet-smelling Hacky Sacks for extended play.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Intermediate Canoeing

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a range of canoe adventures.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 28

Saltwater Fishing

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
SOH and NYC Urban Park Rangers connect you to the life living within the Hudson River. Come for the fishing, stay for the Arm of the Sea puppet theatre and the river-related arts…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 28

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Family Performance Festival: The Hatseller and the Squirrels

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The children will act out the characters with hand-made props and costumes, magical sounds from the forest, and original rhythmic music.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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