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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 7, 2015

Nov 7

Crafts Workshop: Garden Art with Invasive Plants

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Turn invasive plants like bittersweet and honeysuckle into beautiful pieces of garden art with rustic furniture artist and landscape architect David Hughes. Listen to a short…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors

Nov 7

Family Fun Day: Manners Can Be Fun

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This program will include lessons on good posture, the history of the handshake, and how to introduce yourself and others.
Category: Kids, Talks

Best For
Nov 7

Ranger’s Choice: The Van Cortlandt Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This 8-mile hike winds its way through one of the park's many diverse ecosystems. Registration required. Register at on Wednesday, October 28th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking

Nov 7

Freshkills Park Site Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Site tours are approximately an hour and a half long, and tell the story of the past, present, and future of Freshkills Park development via a guided bus ride through the site.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov 7

Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Projects include building boardwalks, installing water bars, and clearing drainage swales.
Category: Volunteer

Nov 7

Buck's Hollow Tree Planting

at Buck's Hollow (in Richmond Parkway ), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Eight years ago, the city launched MillionTreesNYC with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the city. The benefits to be gained were clear: improved…
Category: Nature, Volunteer

Nov 7

NYC Compost Project: Pumpkin Smash 2015

at Sunnyside Greenmarket (in Torsney Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring Pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, and Gourds for a Smashing Good Time! You smash them-and NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces.
Category: Education, Nature, Halloween

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Nov 7

Discovery Walk for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk in the park and take part in hands-on exploration. Learn about what makes Central Park a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Borrow a…
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Nov 7

It's My Park at Butterfly Gardens

at Butterfly Garden (in Butterfly Gardens), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join HomeGrown for fall gardening! Volunteers will rake and shred leaves to recycle them as mulch, cut back and divide perennials, and re-establish flower bed borders
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Nov 7

Autumn Mushroom Walk with Expert Mycologist Paul Sadowski

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation showing Autumn mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Hiking

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