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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 November 1, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, November 2, 2013

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

Nov 2

Fall Forest Weekends at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forst in New York City, and immerse yourself in th magnificent colors of fall foliage. See the Forest from a…
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage

Nov 2

The Dutch Roots of Clear Comfort

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Ongoing tours and information will be provided focusing on the Dutch origins of the Alice Austen House (which the Austen family affectionately nicknamed Clear Comfort). The…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Waterfront

Nov 2

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust's 6th Annual Celebration of Gardens

at Brooklyn Job Corps Academy Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust for their 6th annual Celebration of Gardens. There will be workshops, live music and poetry, giveaways and much more. Please RSVP…
Free!

Nov 2

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

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Kids
Nov 2

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

Nov 2

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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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