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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

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!

Nov 9

Hattie Carthan Garden Communal Dinner, Fundraiser and Volunteer Appreciation

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join Hattie Carthan Garden for a home grown family-style feast, live folk performances, farm-film screenings, and more.
Category: Food

Nov 9

Urban Starfest with the Amateur Astronomers

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Nov10

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Nov10

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov10

Nature Walk with Leslie Day

at Broadway and Bennett Avenue (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn to identify and value the flora and fauna of Fort Tryon Park with Leslie Day author of 'Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City' and 'Field Guide to…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

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