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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 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

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

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

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter's Tale

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot by emailing patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov.
Category: Education, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Nov18

Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Show gratitude to the earth (and your wallet) by joining us for a workshop that teaches you kitchen tips for a Zero-Waste Thanksgiving, from carrot top to turkey bone.
Category: Education, Thanksgiving

Nov18

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Nov18

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Create Your Decorated Holiday Gift Wrapping For the Holidays

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults of all ages will create their own artistically-decorated gift wrapping paper, for the fall and holiday seasons, using paints and other mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

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