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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 8, 2014

Nov 8

Vintage Camera Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This event will feature activities on vintage image-making, talks by artists and photographers, and displays of vintage cameras and equipment.
Category: Education, Art, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 8

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Nov 8

Edgar Allan Poe Big Read & Writing: Dramatic Irony Fiction Workshop& Book Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bronx Writers Center Director, Charlie Vazquez, discusses dramatic irony, when used as a literary device, leading participants through writing exercises to improve their use of it.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Nov 8

Arts, Culture & Fun presents Pericles, by The Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch The Public Theater put on a very special performance of Shakespeare's Pericles inside the Recreation Center!
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Nov 8

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 8

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

Nov 8

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Nov 8

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Nov 8

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Nov 8

Poe in the Bronx

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a keynote lecture by Bronx historian, Dr. GAry Hermalyn, who will speak about Edgar Allan Poe's years spent in what is now the bustling Fordham district.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

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