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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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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Nov16

Pelham Bay Park: Turtle Cove, Tree Planting

at Rodman's Neck West (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to help plant trees at a MillionTrees NYC planting site.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Winter Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Mary Normandia from the Queens County Bird Club will lead a nature walk around the Ridgewood Reservoir in search of winter birds. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov16

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Get fit as you enjoy beautiful Park landscapes. Co-presented with the NY Walkers Club.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov16

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

Nov16

2013 Fall Flat 5K Trail Race

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.
The course travels along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is mostly flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes.
Category: Sports

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Nov16

Forest Restoration

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join staff removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Nov16

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

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Kids
Nov16

How to Build and Manage Seed Libraries Workshop at the Weeksville Heritage Center

at Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seed saving is a timeless way to keep food traditions alive, reduce materials costs, and to promote and protect biodiversity and food sovereignty. Participants will leave the…
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Nov16

Partnerships for Parks Conference 2013: Inform.Connect.Empower

at NYU Law - Vanderbilt Hall: Tishman Auditorium, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Strong communities make NYC great. But what makes our communities strong? When New Yorkers use NYC’s parks and green spaces as places to celebrate, recreate, and learn, neighborhoods become vibrant communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront

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