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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Nov16

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

Nov16

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

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Kids
Nov16

How to Build and Manage Seed Libraries Workshop at the Weeksville Heritage Center

at Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seed saving is a timeless way to keep food traditions alive, reduce materials costs, and to promote and protect biodiversity and food sovereignty. Participants will leave the…
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Nov16

Partnerships for Parks Conference 2013: Inform.Connect.Empower

at NYU Law - Vanderbilt Hall: Tishman Auditorium, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Strong communities make NYC great. But what makes our communities strong? When New Yorkers use NYC’s parks and green spaces as places to celebrate, recreate, and learn, neighborhoods become vibrant communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront

Nov16

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Nov16

Weekend Volunteer Corps

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help restore our woodlands with other dedicated volunteers!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov16

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, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Birding: Raptor Migrants

at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We offer birding programs throughout the year and our Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. B
Category: Nature
Free!

Nov16

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Fitness Hikes feature less talking and more walking, for those who don’t mind a vigorous two hour hike.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Nov16

Emergency Preparedness: Knot Tying

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
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
Free!

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