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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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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Nov10

Wilderness Survival

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Nov10

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Nov10

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
Nov10

Melrose New Generation Hoilday Workdays

at Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
We are seeking organizations, groups or individuals who can help put our garden beds to sleep by removing all the vegetables we grew this summer, and adding some winter crops.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov10

Central Park Tour: Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov10

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
Nov10

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Park Dog Run (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, November 11, 2013

Nov11

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!

Nov11

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

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