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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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Sunday, November 24, 2013


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


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


Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, your breath and your mind/body/spirit.
Category: Fitness


Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature


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


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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Historic New York: Bay Ridge

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Learn more about Bay Ridge, one of Brooklyn's historic neighborhoods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront


Nature Exploration (vigorous): Inwood to Fort Washington

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest on the Nature Exploration Hikes.
Category: Nature, Fitness


Plant bulbs with Bushwick Eco Action Network and Brooklyn Botanic Garden

at Starr Street Entrance (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Maria Hernandez Park, B.E.A.N., and BBG to plant daffodils and other bulbs in the tree beds surrounding the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer

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Craft Your Own Nature Guide

at Payson Playground Facility (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Kids Nature Adventure with Robin Sanchez Sunday, November 24, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meet at the Payson Playground Building at Payson Ave. and Dyckman St. in Inwood Hill…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

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