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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

Pumpkin Smash at the Red Hook Farm

at Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You smash them - and the NYC Compost Project hosted by Brooklyn Botanic Garden will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns and gourds…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

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Nov 7

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class,Irving Yee, a member of…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Nov 7

Family Art Project: Papermaking in Autumn Color

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist and papermaking expert Randy Brozen to make richly colored paper using red, orange and yellow pulp. Use a simple process to fashion your handmade…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
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: Best for Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids
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 www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, October 28th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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