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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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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Nov17

Alley Pond Adventure Course Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving and team-building right in your own backyard. For the mnth…
Free!

Nov17

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov17

Final Harvest Celebration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a taste of our garden. Help at the final harvest and prepare the site for the winter. Crafts and games, too, with friends of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov17

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

Nov17

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
Nov17

Emergency Preparedness: Knot Tying and Fire Building

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques of wilderness survival and emergency preparedness. On these fun, family friendly programs you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov17

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Fitness

Nov17

Introduction to HDR Photography by: Robert Catalano

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn more about High Dynamic Range photography concepts.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

237th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In commemoration of the 237th anniversary of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park's Cafe Lawn. Visitors will travel back in time and see demonstrations of how the Continental Army functioned during America's War for Independence.
Category: History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov17

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

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