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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 7, 2015

Nov 7

Picture the Park Opening Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Opening Reception of The Pelham Bay Park Picture the Park! Exhibit features 30 photos from each of five categories about Pelham Bay Park – Seasons, People in the Park, Wildlife,…
Category: Art
Free!

Nov 7

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 7

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Nov 7

Field Notes: Artists Talk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Curators lead a discussion with the artists about the ideas behind their work and how the act of exploring, recording, and recounting is central is to their artistic practices.
Category: Art, Talks, Seniors

Nov 7

Public Art Opening - Wendy Klemperer: Shadow Migration

at Court Square Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for the opening reception of Wendy Klemperer’s temporary public art exhibition Shadow Migration. The exhibition portrays a range of species (a bear, fox,…
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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Nov 7

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Nov 7

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Nov 7

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Nov 7

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. This program focuses on exploring the wildlife in our parks that usually only come out at night.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Event
Nov 7

Night Sky: The Moon and Taurid Meteor Shower

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces 5-10 meteors per hour. In between, we will use telescopes to explore the night sky.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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