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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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from February 1, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Nov23

Emergency Preparedness

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
On these fun, family friendly programs you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov23

Gobble in the Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving may be next week, but let’s start the celebration early. Come walk the trails in search of the foods that the Native Americans would have eaten at the first…
Category: Nature, History, Kids, Thanksgiving, Food

Best For
Kids
Nov23

Finding Your Poetic Voice

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find your poetic voice through a series of exercises to help stimulate your senses.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov23

Finding Your Poetic Voice Performance Reading

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Final performance reading of works written by participants of the "Finding Your Poetic Voice" workshop.
Free!

Nov23

Lefferts Historic House: 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks

Must See
Event
Nov23

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!

Nov23

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
Nov23

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Workshop

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Interact with the native species of New York City and learn about the nature rehabilitation work during this Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Workshop.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov23

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens 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. Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so…
Category: Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Nov24

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!

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