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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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Sunday, November 15, 2015


Family Art Project: Dances with Leaves

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Toss fall leaves in the wind, or walk through a giant leaf pile. Carefully gather your own collection of varied shapes, textures and sizes of gorgeous fall foliage, then let them…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage

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A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ walking in the footsteps of the wealthy mercantile families whose mansions once lined the cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours


Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Tours


Fall Foliage Walk: Fort Greene Tree Trail

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests as we follow the Fort Greene Tree Trail.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage


Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Chapin Woods (in Reed's Basket Willow Swamp Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence. Join in a discussion about the impacts of deer in an urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature


Wallpaper Family Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll give you the tools to create a colorful, fall-inspired print that’s yours to keep!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

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Fall Forest Weekends

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Thain Family Forest at the Bronx Botanical Garden—the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City—on a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…


Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led byYoga for…
Category: Fitness, Seniors


239th Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet "Margaret Corbin" and learn about why losing the battle for Manhattan helped us win the war.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Talks

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