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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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Saturday, November 21, 2015


LIC Bulb Planting Festival

at LIC Landing (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hunter's Point Parks Conservancy will be hosting a bulb planting event in Hunter's Point South Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Fall Festivals


Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays


Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays


Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours


Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks


Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-Wood Cemetery

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about Greenwood Cemetery and the birds that thrive among its grounds. Participants are chosen by lottery: enter at on Wednesday, November 11th.
Category: Birding, History, Tours


GreenThumb Workshop: Putting the Garden to Bed

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will discuss bed planning, cover cropping, crop rotation, getting garden finances in order, debriefing for the season, and more.
Category: Education, Nature


In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to the High Bridge

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historical Society educator Angel Hernandez on a 3-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, High Bridge

Must See

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this fall for a free family day! Explore NYC's oldest house, visit the gardens, and try your hand at a seasonal craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Must See

CANCELLED: Thanksgiving Coat Drive and Turkey Raffle

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy light refreshments while you pick up gently used coats and enter the raffle to win a turkey.
Category: Volunteer, Thanksgiving, Seniors

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