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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 19, 2016


Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem River and East River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront


CANCELLED: Treasures in the Attic: Objects from the King Manor Collection

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join King Manor Museum curator Kelsey Brow as she discusses objects from the museum's collection related to drink.
Category: Education, History, Talks


NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: Home Alone

at New York Aquarium (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy the hijinks of an 8-year old troublemaker (Macaulay Culkin) protecting his home from a pair of burglars when he's accidentally left home alone.
Category: Film, Best for Kids

Best For

The Night Sky

at Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy

Sunday, November 20, 2016


Lenape Hike

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about Native Americans who used the natural resources of Staten Island to sustain their community and culture, then try your hand at several Lenape games.
Category: Education, Games, History


Union Square Holiday Kick-Off

at James Fountain (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership and our partners at Urbanspace to kick-off the holiday season with coffee, treats, free holiday photos, carolers, surprise princess appearances, crafts, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays

Best For

Family Art Project: Cornhusk Dolls

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to Native American tales, and hear about the power of a talking stick. Then tie, weave, and shape our dried husks into a single, cornhusk doll or corny doll family.
Category: Arts & Crafts


Northern Manhattan Parks (Vigorous)

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meander through parks in northern Manhattan on this one way hike from Morningside Park to Jackie Robinson Park.
Category: Fitness, Hiking

Must See

Salt Marsh Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking


Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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