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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 5, 2016

Nov 5

Ranger's Choice: The Van Cortlandt Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This challenging eight-mile hike winds its way through most of the park's many diverse forests and ecosystems.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking

Nov 5

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

Nov 5

Workshop: Portrait Photography

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enrich your basic understanding of photography, focusing on composition, lighting, gesture, and selecting backgrounds.
Category: Education, Art

Nov 5

Beautify Fort Tryon Park with New York Cares

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Beautify Fort Tryon Park, a beloved historic and scenic landmark, by weeding, planting, removing invasive species, and more.
Category: Volunteer

Nov 5

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

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Nov 5

Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to the park. Then head out on a hike in the forest to seek out mushrooms.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Nov 5

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer

Nov 5

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education

Nov 5

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer

Nov 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting Maintenance

at Vinegar Hill Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we put community gardens to rest until the spring, let’s consider how we’ve managed our sources of water in these spaces.
Category: Education, Seniors

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