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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

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Nov17

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov17

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

Nov17

Freshkills Park Birding Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hike behind the scenes with park staff into natural sections of the park, typically restricted from public access, to see the beauty of the hills and creeks in Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov17

Nature Exploration (light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest on the Nature Exploration Hikes.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

Beginner Impression Painting

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural would through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

Return of the Wolf

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join the Greenbelt Nature Center staff as we welcome back Atka and the New York Wolf Conservation staff for a presentation of “Wolfology”. Meet…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov17

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

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Nov17

Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov17

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Monday, November 18, 2013

Nov18

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

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