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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 12, 2016

Nov12

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at Center Circle Meeting Location (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy.
Category: Art
Free!

Nov12

Discovery Walks for Families: Belvedere’s Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Explore the landscape surrounding Belvedere Castle in full fall glory—the expansive views from Vista Rock, colorful blooms of Shakespeare Garden, and the diverse flora and fauna…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov12

Fall Foliage Walk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

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, walk through a giant leaf pile, or use them to fashion a festive crown.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

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Nov12

Bushwick Compost Workday

at Aberdeen Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join New York Restoration Project as we continue building a compost windrow in our storage facility.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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Nov12

Nature Photography Workshop

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We'll discuss nature photography strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and demonstrate the use of a large format film camera.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Nov12

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov12

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!

Nov12

GreenThumb Workshop: Winter Is Coming, Prepare for the Off Season

at Herbal Garden of East New York, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll go over proper storage of tools, winter compost maintenance, and general garden cleanup.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

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