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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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Friday, November 8, 2013

Nov 8

Marine Park Planting Trees

at 37th Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Marine Park to help plant trees at a MillionTreesNYC reforestation site. Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 8

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Nov 8

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

Nov 8

The Wild Garden Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Nov 8

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to the Audubon Center for free introductory pilates classes. Shaping Up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov 8

Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn how tastes in recreation have changed since the mid-19th century, and how the Park has been changed to mirror those tastes.
Category: History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov 8

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

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

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 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 8

Blooming Naturalist

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you a blooming naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Seasonal Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons (fall, winter and holidays)
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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