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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

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!

Nov16

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov16

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!

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!

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