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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 January 16, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Nov 8

Walking Tour of Forest Hills with Adrienne Onofri

at Queens Boulevard and 70th Road (in MacDonald Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join travel writer and sightseeing guide Adrienne Onofri on a walking tour through Forest Hills sponsored by the Queens Historical Society.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Nov 8

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors

Nov 8

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Nov 8

Astronomy

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

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Nov 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers as your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.. Weather permitting there will…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Nov 8

2015 Hattie Carthan Market Communal Dinner Fundraiser

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Hattie Carthan community market founding farmer Yon and the Hattie Carthan market crew for a 4 course Communal Dinner on the Farm. This is a Markets Fundraiser and Volunteer…
Category: Food

Monday, November 9, 2015

Nov 9

Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Nov 9

Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimate…
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Nov 9

External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Nov 9

Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House's 30th Anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room…
Category: Art, History
Free!

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