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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 12, 2016

Nov12

Bushwick Compost Workday

at Aberdeen Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join New York Restoration Project as we continue building a compost windrow in our storage facility.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov12

Nature Photography Workshop

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We'll discuss nature photography strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and demonstrate the use of a large format film camera.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Nov12

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov12

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
Free!

Nov12

GreenThumb Workshop: Winter Is Coming, Prepare for the Off Season

at Herbal Garden of East New York, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll go over proper storage of tools, winter compost maintenance, and general garden cleanup.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Nov12

Birding

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov12

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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, Nature, History, Tours

Nov12

Fall Foliage Hike: Putnam Trail

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Nov12

Screenwriting Process

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This writing series will workshop the following topics: Discovering Visual Elements; Creating Characters; Plots and Outlines; Proper Screening Format, and more!
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Nov12

Ranger's Choice: Lenape Thanksgiving

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about their daily customs and their knowledge of the forest, and sample forest-sourced food items, which were the staples of a Lenape diet.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

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