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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

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!

Nov18

Ranger's Choice: Advanced Fire Making

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn to use creativity and ingenuity to start a fire and keep it going. Registration is required for this program.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life.
Category: History, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

CANCELLED: Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

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