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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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from September 10, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Nov 2

Freshkills Park Tour

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov 2

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

Nov 2

GreenThumb Bulb Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Pick up a selection of spring flowering bulbs for fall planting at our compound.
Category: Education
Free!

Nov 2

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Armored Insects' Parade

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the funny things insects do for protection, then invent an insect mask of your own. Make a spider shaker, then we’ll march our wears in a fall parade at 12:30PM,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Nov 2

Wildlife Weekends

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun on the farm.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Chess: Beginners Clinic & Open Play

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn tactical insights from a Chess Master, then pit your newly acquired skills against other chess players at your level, tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Games
Free!

Nov 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

11:00 a.m.
Historic New York programs highlight the history of selected neighborhoods or parks through a tour led by our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: History
Free!

Nov 2

Pumpkin Smash! at Maria Hernandez Park

at Corner of Starr Street and Irving Avenue (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Education, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Nov 2

Adult Art Workshop: Harvest as Still Life

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using oil pastels, we will explore seasonal subjects such as pumpkins, corn, squash, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Seniors

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