NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:28:08 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 <![CDATA[Armor Returns to Armor Hall for a Day]]> Date: November 23, 2013

Wave Hill is reintroducing armor to Armor Hall, the magnificent space built by Bashford Dean, a scholar, scientist and first curator of the Metropolitan Museum’s collection of arms and armor. Armor Hall was completed in 1927. Learn about chivalry, and how armor is made, watch fencing demonstrations, make brass rubbings and immerse yourself altogether in the knightly world. Singing juggler John Grimaldi adds to the medieval entertainment.

Ages 8 and older welcome with an adult.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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<![CDATA[Gobble in the Greenbelt]]> Date: November 23, 2013

Thanksgiving may be next week, but let’s start the celebration early. Come walk the trails in search of the foods that the Native Americans would have eaten at the first Thanksgiving. Listen to a story, make a craft, and sample some traditional food. This program is geared for children ages 4 to 8 years old. Registration and pre-payment required.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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<![CDATA[History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen]]> Date: November 23, 2013

Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.

The Prospect Park Alliance will be on hand to help you feel different pieces of linen cloth to compare the weaves and try on some linen reproduction clothes for a fun photo-op in our farm wagon.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 789-2822 x301

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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