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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

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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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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

Dec 1

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 1

BIG!Compost and Bellerose Community Composters Workday

at Queens County Farm Museum, Queens

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join QBG staff to learn the art and science of community-based composting. Together, we'll mix up a new batch of compost with 10, 000 pounds of food scraps.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec 1

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Canarsie Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec 1

Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes

at Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural would through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Dec 1

Family Nature Crafts

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a free Ranger program for young children and families.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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