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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 18, 2017

Nov18

Winter is Coming: Prepare for the Off-Season

at Townsend Garden (in ), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to prepare your garden for winter. We will go over proper storage of tools, winter compost maintenance, and general garden cleanup.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

It's My Park at St. Andrew's Playground

at St. Andrew's Playground, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friend's of St. Andrew's Playground at St. Andrew's Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov18

Poetry Town Hall: Dear Almost with Mathew Thorburn

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mathew Thorburn’s Dear Almost is a book-length poem addressed to an unborn child lost in miscarriage.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Native American Heritage Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled Pow-Wow featuring music, dance, and art and crafts by the world re-known Red Hawk Indian Arts Council.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Talks, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Discovery Walks for Families: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory. Discover what plants and animals call this secluded Park woodland their…
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter's Tale

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot by emailing patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov.
Category: Education, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Nov18

Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Show gratitude to the earth (and your wallet) by joining us for a workshop that teaches you kitchen tips for a Zero-Waste Thanksgiving, from carrot top to turkey bone.
Category: Education, Thanksgiving

Nov18

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn how native tribes used the local waterways and native plants and wildlife to survive.
Category: Nature, History, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

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