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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

Screening: Insect-themed Animated Shorts for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
NYC Parks will present a screening of insect-themed animated shorts for children, in conjuction with the Notched Bodies: Insects in Contemporary Art exhibition on view through November 13.
Category: Nature, Film, Kids

Must See
Nov 9

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll-up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to help us get the garden and grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ready for winter.
Category: Volunteer

Nov 9

Wave Hill Family Art Project: November Treasures

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Gather beech nuts, acorns, leaves and other fallen wonders from the grounds. Then glue your collection to a wooden or cardboard box to house your prized possessions of the season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Nov 9

Woodworking: Harvest Basket Workshop at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using simple carpentry skills, craft a handsome wooden basket to hold fresh produce, potted plants or other seasonal items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education

Nov 9

Hiking: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
For all hiking programs we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.
Category: Nature, Fitness

Nov 9

Emergency Preparedness: Knot Tying and Map Reading

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques of wilderness survival and emergency preparedness. On these fun, family friendly programs you will learn tips and tricks that…
Category: Education, Nature

Nov 9

Birding: Shore Birds

at Boardwalk and Beach 67th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.
We offer birding programs throughout the year and our Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. Birding programs are…
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront

Nov 9

Aquaponic Farm Workshop: Open House for Educators at the Moore Street Market Farm

at Moore St Market Farm, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Moore Street Market Farm will be hosting a free open house for educators, parents and other interested individuals on aquaponics in the garden. Join them for a…
Category: Education, Tours, Seniors

Nov 9

Adult Art Workshop: Harvest as Still Life

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using oil pastels, we will explore seasonal subjects such as pumpkins, corn, squash, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Seniors

Nov 9

GreenThumb Tree Giveaway!

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will be hosting a tree giveaway (fruit trees) at our compound in Queens. Please use the link below to reserve your tree. Your reservation is only…

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