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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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from October 18, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Nov12

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Set Up and Pose Studio Lighting Photo Workshop

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience theā€¦
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov12

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov12

Fall Foliage Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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

Living with Deer

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Play a deer survival game, hike outdoors to look for signs of deer, and learn five tips to follow to promote a healthy coexistence with these animals.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov12

Astronomy

at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Nov13

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Nov13

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov13

It's My Park at Manhattan Beach Park

at Bath House (in Manhattan Beach Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Manhattan Beach Dog Run Association to plant bulbs and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Nov13

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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