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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 14, 2015

Nov 14

GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soils

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The workshop will cover soil health basics and explore different ways to check on how your soil is doing based upon special indicators.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov 14

Harvest Fest and Leaf Crunch

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Harvest the last of the Friends of VCP’s veggies, put the garden to bed for the winter, and crunch fall leaves to make compost.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov 14

Get Active Hiking III: Seven Wonders Tour

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hike Van Cortlandt Park's many trails while learning about the natural history of the area with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Nov 14

NYC Compost Project: Leaf Crunch 2015

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Love your neighborhood park? Support it by raking leaves this fall!
Category: Volunteer, Fall Foliage
Free!

Nov 14

Discovery Walk for Families

at Belvedere Castle (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, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

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Kids
Nov 14

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Merriam Playground

at Merriam Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make this park space more vibrant by volunteering to rake leaves, paint benches, plant bulbs, and conduct general clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 14

GreenThumb Fall Bulb Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up a selection of spring flowering bulbs for fall planting at our compound. Unfortunately, we will not be able to hold bulbs for anyone. Please note: This is only for registered…
Free!

Nov 14

Learn to Ride a Bike Inside

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike.
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 14

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Nov 14

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Shore Parkway and Rabbi Block Street (in Calvert Vaux Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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