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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 20, 2016

Nov20

Union Square Holiday Kick-Off

at James Fountain (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership and our partners at Urbanspace to kick-off the holiday season with coffee, treats, free holiday photos, carolers, surprise princess appearances, crafts, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov20

Family Art Project: Cornhusk Dolls

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to Native American tales, and hear about the power of a talking stick. Then tie, weave, and shape our dried husks into a single, cornhusk doll or corny doll family.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Nov20

Northern Manhattan Parks (Vigorous)

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meander through parks in northern Manhattan on this one way hike from Morningside Park to Jackie Robinson Park.
Category: Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov20

Salt Marsh Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Nov20

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Nov20

Women's Self Defense Class

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
The class will show self defense moves and you will be able to practice them.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Nov20

Harvest Brunch

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a festive brunch amidst the breathtaking fall gardens.
Category: Food

Nov20

Highbridge Park Kids Natural History Game: Bingo!

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn fun facts about the park's natural history while filling your bingo board with plants, animals, and landmarks, unique to Highbridge Park. It's a fun game for the whole family!
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov20

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

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!

Nov20

Birding: Owls

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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