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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 21, 2015


GreenThumb Workshop: Putting the Garden to Bed

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will discuss bed planning, cover cropping, crop rotation, getting garden finances in order, debriefing for the season, and more.
Category: Education, Nature


Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours


In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to the High Bridge

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historical Society educator Angel Hernandez on a 3-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, High Bridge

Must See

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this fall for a free family day! Explore NYC's oldest house, visit the gardens, and try your hand at a seasonal craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids

Must See

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-wood Cemetery

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about Greenwood Cemetery and the birds that thrive among its grounds. Participants are chosen by lottery: enter at on Wednesday, November 11th.
Category: Birding, History, Tours


CANCELLED: Thanksgiving Coat Drive and Turkey Raffle

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy light refreshments while you pick up gently used coats and enter the raffle to win a turkey.
Category: Volunteer, Thanksgiving, Seniors


Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks


Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Kids, Sports

Best For

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature


Perfect Pumpkin Pie Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Do you have pie anxiety? A Great Performances pastry chef alleviates all of your pie-making fears in this hands-on workshop. Mix and roll pastry from scratch and make a…
Category: Thanksgiving, Food, Fall Festivals

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