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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 19, 2016

Nov19

Eco Art Social: Recycled Insect Sculptures

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to sort recyclables from trash, then use these re-purposed materials to create sculptures inspired by insects and other wildlife that live (and recycle) in our forests.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Nov19

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making and Knots

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (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!

Nov19

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: History
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov19

Kids Printmaking Workshop with Artist Hilary Lorenz

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Hilary Lorenz for this special printmaking demonstration and workshop for kids!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov19

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.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

Nov19

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
Nov19

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-Wood Cemetery

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the famous New Yorkers buried here as well as the diverse bird population that thrives in the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs, and mausoleums.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov19

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees—from seeds and leaves to logs—contribute to the health of an urban park…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov19

Perfect Pumpkin Pie Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mix and roll pastry from scratch and make a delicious pumpkin filling laced with seasonal spices.
Category: Food

Must See
Event
Nov19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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