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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 15, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Nov16

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov16

Volunteer at the Fall Flat 5k Race

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:30 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist staff setting up the event and handing out refreshments to the runners.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Volunteer Planting Days at Shoelace Park

at Olinville Playground (in Bronx River Parkway), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Bronx River Alliance invites you to plant 800 trees along the Bronx River's bank within Shoelace Park. Last event of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Pelham Bay Park: Turtle Cove, Tree Planting

at Rodman's Neck West (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to help plant trees at a MillionTrees NYC planting site.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

Winter Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Mary Normandia from the Queens County Bird Club will lead a nature walk around the Ridgewood Reservoir in search of winter birds. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov16

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Get fit as you enjoy beautiful Park landscapes. Co-presented with the NY Walkers Club.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov16

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

Nov16

2013 Fall Flat 5K Trail Race

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.
The course travels along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is mostly flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes.
Category: Sports

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Nov16

Forest Restoration

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join staff removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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