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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 12, 2017

Nov12

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The one-hour tour stops at a dozen of the 40 remaining World's Fair sites, structures, and monuments from New York City's two World's Fairs (1939/40 and 1964/65).
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov12

Ranger's Choice: Patterns of Nature

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers on a hike that will challenge your creativity and engage your recognition skills in making art from everyday objects you see in the woods.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Nov12

Fall Foliage Walk: Trees of Lincoln Terrace

at Rochester Avenue and President Street (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in Lincoln Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Nov12

Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour the "hidden" areas of the Fort Totten battery with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration is required. Register on November 1st.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Nov12

POSTPONED: It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Park House (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Keep Bushwick Beautiful to rake leaves and beautify at Maria Hernandez Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov12

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Nov12

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Nov12

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov12

Concert: The Alonso Brothers

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Cuban-born and Bronx-based brothers Orlando and Orlay Alonso offer a dance themed program of four-hand piano works by Brahms, Debussy, Stravinsky, Piazzolla, Cervantes and more.
Category: Concerts

Nov12

Sunday Photography Salons

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with NYC’s great street photographers who will discuss their work, process, and hold an informal conversation about using the street as an open studio.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Talks

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