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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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Friday, November 24, 2017


Turkey Bowl

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

9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in the first Al Oerter Recreation Center Turkey Bowl!
Category: Sports


Black Friday Hike: Nature Exploration (Moderate)

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking

Must See

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art


14th Annual Day After Thanksgiving Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for a 2.5 hours hike through the Greenbelt's serene woods.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking

Must See

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

Black Friday Hike: Central Park South to North Hike

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get outside and have your walking shoes ready as the Urban Park Rangers hike with you through iconic and natural areas throughout Central Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking

Must See

Black Friday Hike: Post-Thanksgiving Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Instead of waiting on lines, opt outside and join the Urban Park Rangers through a vigorous hike on the White Trail. Vigorous hikes feature long distances and occasionally, uneven terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Hiking

Must See

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Arts & Crafts Fair

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find special holiday gifts made by local artists and artisans.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Waterfront


Black Friday Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Avoid “Black Friday” busyness! Join us for a community meditation focused on gratitude and clearing your mind of holiday clutter. Get inspired by nature's peace and tranquility.
Category: Nature

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