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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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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto’s Tree Walk

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Help us find Balto! As we follow the trail of Central Park’s most famous canine resident, we’ll meet and learn about his favorite Central Park trees. Bring your family for…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 5

Make a Wildflower Seed Ball

at Butterfly Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to a free nature project at the Butterfly Garden this Saturday. Kids will make wildflower seed balls.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 5

CANCELLED: Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 5

Crochet Meet Group

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Nov 5

Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to the park. Then head out on a hike in the forest to seek out mushrooms.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Nov 5

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov 5

Outdoor Skills: Backpacking

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Garden Walk: Alien Invaders–Invasive Exotic Plants

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a walk with a Wave Hill gardener and landscape architect/artist David Hughes to observe plants that have become harmful.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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!

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