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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 6, 2016

Nov 6

What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? November Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Nov 6

Outdoor Skills: Finding and Purifying Water

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov 6

Meditative Woodland Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Walk or hike with artist, yogi, and nature-lover Sarah Hart of iHart Lens on a monthly meditative journey through the garden’s trails and paths.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours

Nov 6

Seasonal Changes: What Happens in Autumn?

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered why leaves change color? Are you also curious about why the days seem shorter? Bring these and other questions with you to explore the changes of the season with Dr A.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

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Kids
Nov 6

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!

Nov 6

Readings and Performances in Response to Zoe Leonard's 'I Want a President'

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
High Line Art hosts an afternoon of readings and performances in response to Zoe Leonard's "I want a president".
Category: Art
Free!

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Nov 6

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
Nov 6

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Nov 6

Concert: Brasil Guitar Duo

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
From the Baroque period to Argentinian tangos and contemporary Brazilian pop tunes, find out first-hand why Classical Guitar has called Douglas Loraand João Luiz “simply outstanding.”
Category: Concerts

Nov 6

The History of Woodhaven

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn more on why two French men decided to invest their fortunes here and find out where the oldest tavern of NYC is located!
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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