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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 5, 2016

Nov 5

Pumpkin Smash 2016

at Clement Clarke Moore Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Turn your pumpkins into compost during Pumpkin Smash 2016!
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 5

NYC Parks Wheelchair Flag Football Championship 2016

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NYC PARKS WHEELCHAIR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 Saturday, November 5th 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Victory Field 95-20 Myrtle Avenue Between Woodhaven Blvd. and Forest Park…
Category: Accessible
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting Maintenance

at Vinegar Hill Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we put community gardens to rest until the spring, let’s consider how we’ve managed our sources of water in these spaces.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Nov 5

It's My Park at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park

at Flagpole (in Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with G.I.V.E. to clean up Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park in preparation for Veterans Day.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 5

It's My Park at Hoover-Manton Playgrounds

at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to spruce up Hoover-Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 5

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Nov 5

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 5

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering and Compasses

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov 5

Woodworking Workshop: Craft a Miniature Chair with Invasive Plants

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Turn invasive plants like mulberry and honeysuckle into a delightful, squirrel-sized chair with rustic-furniture artist and landscape architect David Hughes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Talks

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