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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 14, 2015

Nov14

Compost Project: Putting Your Garden to Bed

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Do you feel that crisp autumn breeze? Well, so does your garden! In this workshop, come learn some techniques to prepare your garden for the cold season. We’ll use compost to…
Category: Education, Nature

Nov14

Fall Forest Weekends

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Thain Family Forest at the Bronx Botanical Garden—the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City—on a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Nov14

Learn to Ride a Bike Inside

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike.
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov14

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Nov14

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov14

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov14

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at South End of Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an adventure as we unlock Island secrets, search for treasure, and explore Randall’s Island!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov14

Paper Quilting

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Quilters Guild present their annual show for display in the month of November.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov14

Nature Hike

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a November nature hike!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Nov14

Ranger's Choice: Lenape Thanksgiving

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tour historic Lenape sites and sample forest-sourced food items. Participants are chosen by lottery: Visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, November 4th to register.
Category: Education, History, Thanksgiving, Food
Free!

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