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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 13, 2016

Nov13

Creature Clues

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Clove Lakes Park with the Urban Park Rangers as they look for clues that were left behind by animals.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov13

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Nov13

B2B: Bartow to Bartow Challenge

at Entrance to the Hutchinson River Greenway, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get fit and learn about the history of your own backyard at the same time!
Category: Fitness, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov13

Trail of the Month: Yellow Trail South

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Starting at High Rock Park, take a trek to Moses Mountain, travel through Buck's Hollow and then continue onward through Southwest LaTourette.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov13

Community Volunteer Day at Libertad Urban Farm

at Libertad Urban Farm, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Activities will include spreading mulch, planting bulbs, painting benches, harvesting remaining vegetables, and good ol' farm fun.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Nov13

240th Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This year marks the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War. Be transported back in time and celebrate your local history.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov13

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th-Century NoHo

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You’ll walk the footsteps of wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Nov13

Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour the "hidden" areas of the Fort Totten battery with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Nov13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov13

CANCELLED: Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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