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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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from November 16, 2013 (x) to November 16, 2013 (x)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

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!

Must See
Event
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

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

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

Super Saturday Open House

at Victor Hanson Recreation Center (in Rochdale Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join us and learn about fitness programs and activities offered at Victor Hanson Recreation Center.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov16

Fall Nutrition at Hattie Carthan Community Garden

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join longtime Just Food educator Yonnette Fleming as we explore orange and deep red nutrition, and warming spices that can help us balance our bodies and minds in the cool season.
Category: Education, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov16

Terrarium Workshop

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join horticulturalist Maria Colletti to learn how to make a miniature garden­—and take it home.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Nov16

Cornucopia

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A harvest of fun for the entire family! Activities include pumpkin decorating, relay races, crafts and games and the famous scarecrow making contest!
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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