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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 9, 2013

Nov 9

Finding Your Poetic Voice

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find your poetic voice through a series of exercises to help stimulate your senses.
Category: Talks
Free!

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Nov 9

Van Cortlandt Park Ice Skating Rink Opening Weekend

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In celebration of Van Cortlandt Park's first ice skating weekend of the season, the park will offer free 15-minute skating lessons at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sat. & Sun.
Category: Kids

Must See
Event
Nov 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Free Performance of Much Ado About Nothing

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

1:30 p.m.
NYC Parks has partnered with the Public Theater to bring performances of William Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing to recreation centers around the city.
Category: Theater
Free!

Nov 9

Who’s Here? Fall & Winter Animals in Fort Tryon Park: Children’s Program with Julia Attaway

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Learn about the different animals the hibernate, which migrate, and which can still be found throughout the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 9

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Visit an area of Central Park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov 9

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
Nov 9

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
As the trees turn and the fall migration enters its final stage, assorted sparrows, warblers, juncos, and hawks stop at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to grab seeds to fuel their flight.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks

Nov 9

St. Martin Celebration

at Washington Square Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Deutsches Haus at NYU German tradition tells of a Roman Soldier, Martin of Tours, who cut his cloak in half for a beggar during a cold winters storm. In honoring his noble act, we…
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Nov 9

Astronomy

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

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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