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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 26, 2018

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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!

Nov18

CANCELLED: Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Nov18

Storefront Science: What's Still Green?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments and observations—how they grow, what they look like inside—and find out what's still green and how plants surive through the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Nov18

Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow: A "Call & Response" Artist Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artists Julian Chams & Beatrice Glow speak about creating their piece, a digital collage promoting indigenous cultural values about environmental stewardship.
Category: Art, Talks

Nov18

Perfect Pumpkin Pie Workshop

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Do you have pie anxiety? Chef Robert Valencia from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances alleviates all of your pie-making fears in this hands-on workshop.
Category: Education, Food

Must See
Event
Nov18

NYC Parks Drive-In Cinema: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at New York Aquarium (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Be our guests at this wonderful live-action adaptation of the Disney animated classic.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

The Night Sky

at Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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