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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

GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn to preserve your harvest! Join Just Food trainers as they demonstrate how to preserve your cucumbers, create fruit jams and enjoy the…
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Nov 9

Hands-on History: Gather Around the Hearth

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
November is a month for giving thanks and spending time with family. Learn about the King family, play historic parlor games and make a family tree! Free! More information at…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 9

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

Nov 9

Reflecting on Reflections Quilt Show

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See the best quilts of NYC at this annual exhibit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History

Nov 9

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 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!

Must See
Event
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

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