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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.

Viewing 11,091–11,100 out of 12,889 events
from November 11, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Nov 5

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour, then join us at the activity table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

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Nov 5

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.3:00 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!

Nov 5

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Nov 5

Book Talk on WWI New York by Kevin Fitzpatrick

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In his book, “World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War”, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick places NYC among major cities who contributed to the war effort.
Category: Education, History, Talks

Nov 5

Workshop: Join the Book Writing Revolution! Celebrate Free Expression

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come to this class to learn why it is an exciting time to be a future author.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors

Nov 5

Astronomy

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

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: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Nov 5

The Visitation: An Immersive Experience

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
THE VISITATION is a new immersive theater experience in the oldest house in NYC.
Category: Art, Theater, Halloween

Monday, November 6, 2017

Nov 6

It's My Park at Eibs Pond Park

at Mosel Avenue between Circle Loop and Leewood Loop, Staten Island

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Eibs Pond Park as they clean and beautify Eibs Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 6

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Nov 6

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

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