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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 16, 2013

Nov16

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov16

Terrarium Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join horticulturalist Maria Colletti to learn how to make a miniature garden­—and take it home.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Nov16

Reflecting on Reflections Quilt Show

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See the best quilts of NYC at this annual exhibit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History

Nov16

Cornucopia

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A harvest of fun for the entire family! Activities include pumpkin decorating, relay races, crafts and games and the famous scarecrow making contest!
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

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!

Nov16

Historic New York: The Estates of Pelham

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Nov16

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
Nov16

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
Nov16

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks." The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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