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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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from October 5, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Nov 5

Exhibition Opening - From the Silver Spoon to the Silver Screen: The Mansion in the Media

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Featuring cultural ephemera, images, clips, and artifacts from films and photo shoots, this exhibition illustrates the role the mansion has played as a cultural muse.
Category: History

Must See
Event
Nov 5

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

Nov 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Night Sky: Taurid Meteor Shower

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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Event
Nov 5

Fancy Me Mad

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe.
Category: History, Theater

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Nov 6

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov 6

Conference House Park Tree Planting

at Billop Avenue and Main Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 6

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Nov 6

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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