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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 30, 2013

Nov30

CANCELLED: Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov30

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

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Nov30

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Giuseppe Mazzini statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov30

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

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Kids
Nov30

Learn More About NYC's Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

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: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Nov30

Annual Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah! Enjoy hot latkes and live music, each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Event

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Dec 1

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!

Dec 1

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

Dec 1

Birding

at Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers offer birding programs throughout the year and the Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec 1

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

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