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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.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Nov24

Kid's Scavenger Hunt

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers help children connect with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov24

Turkey and Waterfowl Viewing

at Midland Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Scores of wild turkeys roam freely around Staten Island's Midland Beach. Spend an afternoon with the Rangers learning all about this unique New York City site. Later,…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Thanksgiving
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov24

Nature Photography

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
All photography programs are for digital cameras and you must provide your own camera, DSLR preferred, but all cameras are welcome.
Category: Nature
Free!

Nov24

Lefferts Historic House: 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks

Must See
Event
Nov24

Family Volunteer Corps

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
You are invited to join the Family Volunteer Corps as they tackle some final grounds-keeping projects to prepare the Children's Corner for the snowy season.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov24

QBG Craft Table at the Shops at SkyView Center

at The Shops at SkyView Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make origami wallets at the Queens Botanical Garden Craft Table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov24

Lenape Lore and Explore

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn more about the Lenape Native Americans as we examine Lenape artifacts and travel the trail in search of plants that were important in their daily life. Registration requested.…
Category: Nature, History, Kids, Thanksgiving
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov24

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov24

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 25, 2013

Nov25

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

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