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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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Friday, November 1, 2013

Nov 1

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!

Nov 1

Greener Pastures Exhibition:125th Anniversary of Bronx Parks

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Nov 1

Farmer's Market Friday

at Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce, nuts, coffee and nut butters from the Farmer's Market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Nov 1

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Nov 1

Yoga in the Orangerie: Fall Series

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

9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
The benifits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexable, and have fun! This beginner-level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a…
Category: Fitness

Nov 1

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Nov 1

Fresh Creek Nature Preserve: Planting Native Plugs

at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve to plant grasses native to the area.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 1

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: St. Mary's Recreation Center

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Nov 1

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 1

The Wild Garden Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

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