December 17, 2018 - December 17, 2017

1-2pm

Audubon Greenwich

Greenwich

All Ages

FREE

Meet in the parking lot at Grass Island in Greenwich to take part in a count session. All ages welcome. To RSVP, contact Ted at 203-930-1353 or tgilma...

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12/16/17

10am-12pm

Prospect Park Audubon Center

Flatbush

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

 Blooming Naturalists of all ages can join a tradition more than one hundred years in the making. Join Prospect Park Alliance in thi...

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12/16/17

9:30-11am and 1-2:30pm

Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island

All Ages

$30; $20 children ages 3-14; free for children 2 and younger

Bring the whole family to this fun event which includes a breakfast or lunch buffet, intimate animal encounters (including sloth, groundhog, ferret...

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12/21/17

Times vary

Throughout NYC

All Ages

FREE

The all-day musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, musical abilities, and genres to...

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12/28/17

11am

Wolf Conservation Center

South Salem

All Ages

$14; $11 children

This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Don't forget the camera. Registration is required.


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12/28/17

2pm

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Learn about the Hatchery's reptiles and amphibians


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12/28/17

1pm and 3pm

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Watch the trout jump and splash as they devour a special diet of fish food.


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12/28/17

11am

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Learn how the hatchery cares for the  trout.


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12/29/17

11am-3pm

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Learn to identify animal tracks and make tracks to take home


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12/31/17

1-2pm

Greenburgh Nature Center

Scarsdale

All Ages

$8

Ring in the New Year by partying with the animals! Music, food and frolicking fun for animals and people as we say goodbye to 2017 and greet 2018!<...

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12/31/17

11pm

Prospect Park/Grand Army Plaza

Park Slope

All Ages

FREE

 Join Prospect Park Alliance for this annual fireworks celebration. Help kick off the new year with fireworks, live music, and more. Locations...

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01/01/18

1pm

Riegleman Boardwalk

Coney Island

All Ages

$25 suggested donation

The historic Coney Island Polar Bear Club (CIPBC), the nation's original winter bathing club, will embrace 2018 with its annual New Year's ...

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01/01/18

11am-12:30pm

Prospect Park Audubon Center

Flatbush

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

  

If your New Year’s resolution is to get healthy, why not start outdoors? Dress warmly, put on your hiking shoes, and head ...

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01/01/18

11am-12:30pm

Blue Heron Nature Center

Staten Island

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

  

Explore the winter landscape of Blue Heron Park with experienced park rangers during this non-strenuous hike.


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01/01/18

1pm

Kissena Park

Flushing

Teen, Adult

FREE

If your New Year’s resolution is to get healthy, why not start outdoors? Dress warmly, put on your hiking shoes, and head to a park...

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01/01/18

1-3pm

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Oakdale

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

 At Connetquot River State Park Preserve you will be led by a Park guide exploring the changes in the forest during the winter and search for ...

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01/01/18

11am

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Cold Spring Harbor

All Ages

$6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Start the year off right. Learn about LI's winter habitats. Family friendly, dress weather appropriate, Pre registration required, limited...

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01/01/18

10am

Fire Island Lighthouse

Fire Island

All Ages

FREE

Meet at the Robert Moses State Park Field #5 at 10am. Join this guided walk around the western end of the National Seashore. Learn about how the be...

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01/01/18

10am

Bethpage State Park

Farmingdale

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

Bethpage State Park will be having a 5-mile hike which will start at the playground in the picnic area.


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01/01/18

1pm

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve

Huntington

All Ages

FREE

Kick off the New Year with a First Day Hike at Caumsett. Meet at the entrance parking lot by the flagpole for a moderate (gradual hill) 3...

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01/06/18

3-4pm

Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$10; $30 per family

New Jersey has been known to have some harsh winters. So how does all our wildlife survive? Join an Environmental Educator as we explore the variou...

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01/07/18

3-4:30pm

Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly

All Ages

$6

Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails with an Environmental Educator. Whether a first time visitor ...

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01/07/18

10-11am

Prospect Park Audubon Center

Flatbush

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

FREE

Join Prospect Park Alliance to explore the Park’s nature trails and discover the beautiful plumage and fascinating behavior of the Park&rsquo...

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01/07/18

10am

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center

Cornwall

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$7; $5 children

Winter is the most stressful time of year for New York’s wildlife. But animals have strategies for survival in winte: hibernation, migra...

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01/07/18

10am

Sands Point Preserve

Port Washington

Adult

call for cost

Explore the winter habits of our local wildlife and enjoy a guided walk in the frosty woods.


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