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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 19, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nov18

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Meet the Artists Walk & Talk: The New Bench

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The New Bench is a series of public art projects in which artists reimagined the park bench to challenge ideas around parks, communal places, and how communities coexist within these spaces.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov18

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to weed, mulch, and beautify Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov18

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov18

Discovery Hike: Legends of the Fall

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fall is a great time to experience the Greenbelt forest and all its wonders. Join Greenbelt educators for a hike to the Heyerdahl ruins in Buck's Hollow.
Category: Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Winter is Coming: Prepare for the Off-Season

at Townsend Garden (in ), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to prepare your garden for winter. We will go over proper storage of tools, winter compost maintenance, and general garden cleanup.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

It's My Park at St. Andrew's Playground

at St. Andrew's Playground, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friend's of St. Andrew's Playground at St. Andrew's Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov18

Poetry Town Hall: Dear Almost with Mathew Thorburn

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mathew Thorburn’s Dear Almost is a book-length poem addressed to an unborn child lost in miscarriage.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Native American Heritage Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled Pow-Wow featuring music, dance, and art and crafts by the world re-known Red Hawk Indian Arts Council.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Talks, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event

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